Instant Pot Carrot Ginger Chicken with Rice

This Instant Pot Carrot Ginger Chicken with Rice is a mildly spiced dinner that the whole family can enjoy. 

To begin I sliced some boneless, skinless chicken breasts into strips.

The cut up chicken.

Then I set my Instant Pot to Saute Less for 5 minutes.

I added oil to the Pot and then added the chicken breast slices.

Starting the chicken in the Instant Pot.

I left the chicken breast slices to cook, stirring them occasionally.

When the Instant Pot turned off, the chicken breasts slices still had some pink remaining.

Browning the chicken

Next I added some water and scraped the bottom of the Pot to deglaze it.

After deglazing I added some long grain and wild rice.  Do not stir.

I poured carrot ginger soup, some chicken broth , garlic, ginger and pepper on top of the rice.

Adding the liquid and the spices.

Then I placed the lid on the Instant Pot, turned the steam release handle to the sealing position and set the Instant Pot to Pressure Cook High for 8 minutes.

When the Instant Pot was done cooking, I allowed it to natural release for 3 minutes.

To finish I turned the steam release handle to the venting position with a quick release.

Once I removed the lid from the Instant Pot I stirred everything together.

This Instant Pot Carrot Ginger Chicken with Rice is a mildly spiced dinner that the whole family can enjoy. 

I left the chicken and rice to sit for a few minutes before serving.

This Instant Pot Carrot Ginger Chicken with Rice is a mildly spiced dinner that the whole family can enjoy. 

Instant Pot Carrot Ginger Chicken and Rice is an easy gluten free pressure cooker recipe. This delicious chicken dinner is made with carrot ginger soup and a long grain and wild rice blend.

Yield: 4

Instant Pot Carrot Ginger Chicken with Rice

Instant Pot Carrot Ginger Chicken with Rice

This Instant Pot Carrot Ginger Chicken with Rice is a mildly spiced dinner that the whole family can enjoy. 

Prep Time 12 minutes
Cook Time 26 minutes
Total Time 38 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1.5 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups long grain and wild rice blend
  • 1 litre (34 oz) Carrot Ginger Soup
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp ginger

Instructions

    1. Slice chicken breasts into strips.
    2. Set Instant Pot to Saute Less for 5 minutes and add 2 tbsp of olive oil to the pot.
    3. Add the chicken breast strips to the pot and leave them to cook, stirring occasionally.
    4. When the Instant Pot turns off the chicken will still be slightly pink.
    5. Add the water and scrape the bottom of the pot to deglaze.
    6. Add the rice to the pot. Do not stir.
    7. Add the Carrot Ginger soup, chicken broth and spices to the pot.
    8. Place the lid on the Instant Pot, turn the steam release handle to the sealing position and set the Instant Pot to Pressure Cook High for 8 minutes.
    9. When the Instant Pot is done cooking, allow it to to natural release for 3 minutes.
    10. Turn the steam release handle to the venting position and finish with a quick release.
    11. Remove the lid from the Instant Pot and stir well.
    12. Leave the chicken and rice to sit for a few minutes before serving.
    13. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

*Spices can be added or adjusted based on your individual taste buds and who will be eating this meal.

*This recipe was tested in an 8 quart Instant Pot Duo

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 468 Total Fat: 14g Saturated Fat: 3g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 10g Cholesterol: 148mg Sodium: 464mg Carbohydrates: 26g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 1g Protein: 56g

 

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