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Instant Pot chicken and brown rice recipe

Easy Instant Pot Chicken and Brown Rice

A delicious meal that is quick and easy and requires very little hands-on time!
Course Dinner, Entree
Cuisine American
Keyword Brown rice, Chicken, Gluten-Free, Instant Pot
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Rest Time: 10 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 353kcal


  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1 1/2 pounds chicken breasts roughly chopped into 2 inch cubes
  • 1 cup yellow onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup carrot chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 cups long grain brown rice rinsed and drained
  • 3 cups water or broth
  • 3 Tbsp fresh parsley chopped
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan


  • Set the Instant Pot to 'saute' and add in the oil and butter.
  • Once melted, add in the chicken and cook for 3-5 minutes, just to get some color on it.
  • Add in the veggies, salt, and pepper, and let everything cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Stir in the rice and water.
  • Seal and lock the lid making sure the vent is closed.
  • Cook on high pressure for 25 minutes.
  • Let the Pot naturally release pressure for 10 minutes.
  • Manually release the remaining pressure.
  • Stir in the cheese and parsley.


WW Points: 9


Calories: 353kcal | Carbohydrates: 38.7g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 10.6g | Fiber: 2.2g | Sugar: 1g