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Instant Pot Cheesy Chicken and Rice

Instant Pot Cheesy Chicken and Rice is an easy pressure cooker dinner recipe made with long grain white rice and loaded with chunks of boneless, skinless chicken breasts and shredded cheese.

Instant Pot Cheesy Chicken and Rice is an easy pressure cooker dinner recipe made with long grain white rice and loaded with chunks of boneless, skinless chicken breasts and shredded cheese.



Instant Pot Cheesy Chicken and Rice is a simple and delicious chicken dinner recipe perfect for weeknights.

Instant Pot Cheesy Chicken and Rice is an easy pressure cooker dinner recipe made with long grain white rice and loaded with chunks of boneless, skinless chicken breasts and shredded cheese.

This chicken and rice dish is loaded with Rotel diced tomatoes, condensed cheddar cheese soup and shredded mozzarella and cheddar cheese.

Instant Pot Cheesy Chicken and Rice is an easy pressure cooker dinner recipe made with long grain white rice and loaded with chunks of boneless, skinless chicken breasts and shredded cheese.

This Instant Pot chicken recipe takes about thirty minutes from start to finish and serves four people.

Instant Pot Cheesy Chicken and Rice is an easy pressure cooker dinner recipe made with long grain white rice and loaded with chunks of boneless, skinless chicken breasts and shredded cheese.

Printable Recipe Card with a Full List of Ingredients and Instructions is Located at the Bottom of the Post.

Be sure to read through the entire post so that you don’t miss out on any important tips and tricks!

To make this cheesy chicken and rice, I started by cutting some boneless skinless chicken breasts into one inch cubes.

raw chicken breast chunks on a cutting board

Then I set my Instant Pot to Saute Less for 7 minutes.

I dropped a dab of margarine into the bottom of the pot.

dab of margarine in the bottom of an Instant Pot

Then I dumped the chicken breast chunks into the pot.

raw chicken breast chunks in an Instant Pot

I left the chicken to cook, stirring occasionally, until the Instant Pot turned off.

chicken breast chunks cooking in an Instant Pot

When the Instant Pot turned off the chicken was still slightly pink.

I poured some condensed chicken broth and water into the pot.

chicken breast chunks in broth in an Instant Pot

Then I added some long grain white rice to the pot.

long grain white rice on top of chicken breast chunks in broth in an Instant Pot

I gently pushed the rice around until it was all submerged in the liquid but did not stir.

chicken breast chunks and rice in broth in an Instant Pot

Then I added some salt, pepper, garlic powder and onion powder to the pot.

spices on top of chicken breast chunks in broth in an Instant Pot

I also added some condensed cheddar cheese soup the the pot.

spices and condensed cheddar cheese soup on top of chicken breast chunks in broth in an Instant Pot

Then I dumped some Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies into the pot.

Rotel and condensed cheddar cheese soup on top of chicken and broth in an Instant Pot

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 6 minutes.

Once the Instant Pot was done cooking, I immediately turned the steam release handle to the venting position and performed a quick release.

Then I removed the lid from the pot.

cheesy chicken and rice after cooking in an Instant Pot

I stirred the contents well.

stirring chicken and rice in an Instant Pot

Then I added some shredded mozzarella and cheddar cheese to the pot.

shredded cheesy on top of chicken and rice in an Instant Pot

I stirred until the cheese was melted.

Instant Pot Cheesy Chicken and Rice is an easy pressure cooker dinner recipe made with long grain white rice and loaded with chunks of boneless, skinless chicken breasts and shredded cheese.

Then the cheesy chicken and rice was ready to serve.

Instant Pot Cheesy Chicken and Rice is an easy pressure cooker dinner recipe made with long grain white rice and loaded with chunks of boneless, skinless chicken breasts and shredded cheese.

This flavourful chicken dish is sure to please the whole family.

Instant Pot Cheesy Chicken and Rice is an easy pressure cooker dinner recipe made with long grain white rice and loaded with chunks of boneless, skinless chicken breasts and shredded cheese.

The condensed cheddar cheese soup makes this recipe extra cheesy.

Instant Pot Cheesy Chicken and Rice is an easy pressure cooker dinner recipe made with long grain white rice and loaded with chunks of boneless, skinless chicken breasts and shredded cheese.

You could also use chicken thigh meat for this recipe if you prefer.

Instant Pot Cheesy Chicken and Rice is an easy pressure cooker dinner recipe made with long grain white rice and loaded with chunks of boneless, skinless chicken breasts and shredded cheese.

If you are looking for an easy pressure cooker chicken dinner recipe, then you need to try this Instant Pot Cheesy Chicken and Rice.

Instant Pot Cheesy Chicken and Rice is an easy pressure cooker dinner recipe made with long grain white rice and loaded with chunks of boneless, skinless chicken breasts and shredded cheese.

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PRINTABLE VERSION OF THE RECIPE CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE

Ingredients You’ll Need to Make this Instant Pot Cheesy Chicken and Rice:

  • 1.5 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 10.5 oz condensed chicken broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups long grain white rice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 10.5 oz condensed cheddar cheese soup
  • 10 oz mild Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies
  • 3 cups shredded mozzarella and cheddar cheese blend

How to Make Instant Pot Cheesy Chicken and Rice:

  1. Cut chicken breasts into one inch cubes.
  2. Set Instant Pot to Saute Less 7 minutes.
  3. Add a dab of margarine or butter to the pot.
  4. Add the chicken breast chunks to the pot.
  5. Leave the chicken chunks to cook, stirring occasionally, until the Instant Pot turns off.
  6. When the Instant Pot turns off the chicken will still be slightly pink.
  7. Add the condensed chicken broth and water to the pot.
  8. Add the rice to the pot and gently push it around until all of the rice is submerged in the liquid. Do not stir.
  9. Add the salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, cheddar cheese soup and Rotel to the pot. Do not stir.
  10. 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 6 minutes.
  11. When the Instant Pot is done cooking, immediately turn the steam release handle to the venting position and perform a quick release.
  12. Remove the lid and stir the contents well.
  13. Add the shredded cheese to the pot and stir until the cheese is melted.
  14. Serve and enjoy!

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Instant Pot Cheesy Chicken and Rice

Instant Pot Cheesy Chicken and Rice is an easy pressure cooker dinner recipe made with long grain white rice and loaded with chunks of boneless, skinless chicken breasts and shredded cheese.

Instant Pot Cheesy Chicken and Rice is an easy pressure cooker dinner recipe made with long grain white rice and loaded with chunks of boneless, skinless chicken breasts and shredded cheese.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1.5 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 10.5 oz condensed chicken broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups long grain white rice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 10.5 oz condensed cheddar cheese soup
  • 10 oz mild Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies
  • 3 cups shredded mozzarella and cheddar cheese blend

Instructions

  1. Cut chicken breasts into one inch cubes.
  2. Set Instant Pot to Saute Less 7 minutes.
  3. Add a dab of margarine or butter to the pot.
  4. Add the chicken breast chunks to the pot.
  5. Leave the chicken chunks to cook, stirring occasionally, until the Instant Pot turns off.
  6. When the Instant Pot turns off the chicken will still be slightly pink.
  7. Add the condensed chicken broth and water to the pot.
  8. Add the rice to the pot and gently push it around until all of the rice is submerged in the liquid. Do not stir.
  9. Add the salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, cheddar cheese soup and Rotel to the pot. Do not stir.
  10. 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 6 minutes.
  11. When the Instant Pot is done cooking, immediately turn the steam release handle to the venting position and perform a quick release.
  12. Remove the lid and stir the contents well.
  13. Add the shredded cheese to the pot and stir until the cheese is melted.
  14. Serve and enjoy!

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