Instant Pot Creamy Chicken and Rice

I never get tired of creamy chicken and rice combinations, especially when they’re this easy. All 5 kids loved it, and that’s a pretty rare thing.

Heat the Instant Pot on saute and cook until starting to soften:

1 T. butter

1 onion, diced

Add and stir until the chicken is partly cooked through, about 2-3 minutes:

1 1/2 lbs. chicken breast, bite-sized pieces

3 cloves garlic

Add the following ingredients, put the lid on the pot, and cook at high pressure for 5 minutes with a quick release:

2 t. Italian seasoning

1/2 t. pepper

1 t. salt

3 c. rice

4 1/2 c. chicken broth

When the pressure has released, open the pot and stir in the following:

3/4 c. heavy cream

3/4 c. freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Serve creamy chicken and rice with a side of broccoli, spinach, or another favorite vegetable.

creamy chicken and rice
Nutrition Facts
Servings: 8
Amount per serving 
Calories506
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.7g20%
Saturated Fat 8g40%
Cholesterol 97mg32%
Sodium 884mg38%
Total Carbohydrate 58.8g21%
Dietary Fiber 1.2g4%
Total Sugars 1.2g 
Protein 29.8g 
Vitamin D 13mcg63%
Calcium 144mg11%
Iron 4mg21%
Potassium 555mg12%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calorie a day is used for general nutrition advice.
Recipe analyzed by VeryWell

2 thoughts on “Instant Pot Creamy Chicken and Rice”

  1. Yummy, this looks like a good one! I’m going to try it! I snuck some cauliflower rice into a casserole I made yesterday and nobody even noticed haha…..winning! Love it when I can find a recipe everyone likes…makes dinner more enjoyable! Thanks for sharing!

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