Delicious and nutritious Instant Pot chicken and wild rice bowls

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Delicious and nutritious Instant Pot chicken and wild rice bowls
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40mins
Category:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on April 06, 2024

This Instant Pot Chicken and Wild Rice Bowls recipe is a perfect combination of tender chicken, hearty wild rice, and flavorful vegetables, all cooked together in the Instant Pot for a convenient and delicious meal. The savory flavors blend perfectly for a satisfying dish that is sure to become a family favorite.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 cup wild rice blend
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups of chicken broth
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Directions

  1. Press the sauté button on the Instant Pot and add olive oil.
  2. Add chicken and cook until lightly browned on all sides.
  3. Add onion, carrots, celery, and garlic, and sauté for another 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add wild rice, chicken broth, thyme, parsley, salt, and pepper.
  5. Close the lid and set the Instant Pot to manual high pressure for 20 minutes.
  6. Once done, allow natural release for 10 minutes, then quick release any remaining pressure.
  7. Serve the chicken and wild rice in bowls and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Wild rice is not actually rice, but the seed of an aquatic grass native to North America.
  • Instant Pot is a versatile kitchen appliance that can cut cooking time in half compared to traditional methods.
  • Chicken is a great source of lean protein and essential nutrients for a balanced diet.