Instant Pot Garlic Parmesan Chicken and Rice

Instant Pot Garlic Parmesan Chicken and Rice is an easy chicken dinner recipe perfect for busy weeknights.

Instant Pot Garlic Parmesan Chicken and Rice is an easy chicken dinner recipe perfect for busy weeknights. This chicken dish is rich and creamy and loaded with Parmesan cheese.

 

This chicken dish is rich and creamy and loaded with Parmesan cheese.

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Instant Pot Garlic Parmesan Chicken and Rice is an easy chicken dinner recipe perfect for busy weeknights. This chicken dish is rich and creamy and loaded with Parmesan cheese.

To make this chicken dinner, I started by slicing some boneless, skinless chicken breasts into strips.

slices of raw chicken breast

Then I turned my Instant Pot on to the Saute Normal setting.

I added some margarine to the Instant Pot while it was heating up.

chunk of margarine in an instant pot

I added the chicken breast slices to the pot and cooked them until almost no pink remained.

cooking chicken breast strips in an instant pot

Then I added some water, heavy cream and cream of chicken soup to the pot.

Cream of chicken condensed soup with cream in an Instant Pot

I stirred the contents of the Instant Pot gently and then added some long grain white rice, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper. 

rice, garlic powder, alt and pepper in a creamy liquid in an Instant Pot

I did not stir after adding the rice.

Then I placed the lid on the Instant Pot, locked it in place and turned the steam release handle to the sealing position.

I turned on the Pressure Cook High setting for 5 minutes.

Once Instant Pot was done cooking, I immediately opened the steam release handle to do a quick release.

I removed the lid once the float valve dropped all the way down.

Then I added some shredded Parmesan cheese and parsley flakes to the pot.

parsley flakes and shredded Parmesan cheese on top of creamy liquid in an Instant Pot

I stirred well until all of the cheese was melted.

Instant Pot Garlic Parmesan Chicken and Rice is an easy chicken dinner recipe perfect for busy weeknights. This chicken dish is rich and creamy and loaded with Parmesan cheese.

This creamy chicken and rice dish is packed with flavour.

Instant Pot Garlic Parmesan Chicken and Rice is an easy chicken dinner recipe perfect for busy weeknights. This chicken dish is rich and creamy and loaded with Parmesan cheese.

If you have an Instant Pot then you need to try this Instant Pot Garlic Parmesan Chicken and Rice!

Instant Pot Garlic Parmesan Chicken and Rice is an easy chicken dinner recipe perfect for busy weeknights. This chicken dish is rich and creamy and loaded with Parmesan cheese.

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Yield: 4 people

Instant Pot Garlic Parmesan Chicken and Rice

Instant Pot Garlic Parmesan Chicken and Rice is an easy chicken dinner recipe perfect for busy weeknights. This chicken dish is rich and creamy and loaded with Parmesan cheese.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1.5 lbs chicken breast, boneless, skinless
  • 1 tbsp margarine
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 10.5 oz cream of chicken condensed soup
  • 2 cups long grain white rice
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 2 cups Parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 2 tsp parsley flakes

Instructions

  1. Slice chicken breast into strips.
  2. Turn Instant Pot on to Saute Normal.
  3. Add margarine to the pot while it's heating up.
  4. Add the chicken breast slices to the pot and cook until almost no pink remains.
  5. Add the water, heavy cream and cream of chicken soup to the pot and stir gently.
  6. Add the rice, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper to the pot. Do not stir.
  7. Place the lid on the Instant Pot, lock it in place and turn the steam release handle to the sealing position.
  8. Pressure Cook on High for 5 minutes.
  9. Once the Instant Pot is done cooking, immediately turn the steam release handle to do a quick release.
  10. Once the float valve is all the way down remove the lid.
  11. Add the shredded Parmesan and parsley flakes to the pot.
  12. Stir well until the cheese is all melted.
  13. Serve immediately.
  14. Enjoy!

Notes

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

 

 

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