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Instant Pot Lemon Pepper Chicken and Rice

Instant Pot Lemon Pepper Chicken and Rice is an easy and delicious chicken dinner recipe.

Instant Pot Lemon Pepper Chicken and Rice is an easy and delicious chicken dinner recipe. This creamy long grain and wild rice dish is loaded with tender chicken breast chunks.

This creamy long grain and wild rice dish is loaded with tender chicken breast chunks.

Instant Pot Lemon Pepper Chicken and Rice is an easy and delicious chicken dinner recipe. This creamy long grain and wild rice dish is loaded with tender chicken breast chunks.

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To make this Instant Pot chicken and rice, I started by slicing some boneless, skinless chicken breasts into strips.

raw chicken breast strips on a cutting board

Then I set my Instant Pot to Saute Less for 5 minutes.

I added a dab of butter to the pot and then added the chicken breast slices.

raw chicken breast strips in an Instant Pot

I left the chicken breast slices to cook, stirring them occasionally.

When the Instant Pot turned off the chicken breasts slices still had some pink remaining.

chicken breast strips cooking in an Instant Pot

I added some water, condensed chicken broth and lemon juice to the pot.

chicken breast strips in chicken broth in an Instant Pot

Then I added some long grain and wild rice.

long grain and wild rice in chicken broth in an Instant pot

I poured some condensed cream of chicken soup and lemon pepper seasoning on top of the rice.

cream of chicken soup on top of rice in an instant pot

Then 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 8 minutes.

When the Instant Pot was done cooking, I allowed it to natural release for 3 minutes.

Then I turned the steam release handle to the venting position to finish with a quick release.

chicken and rice in an Instant Pot

I removed the lid from the Instant Pot and stirred everything together.

Then I added some butter to the pot and stirred well again.

butter on top of chicken and rice in an Instant Pot

I left the chicken and rice to sit for a few minutes before serving.

Instant Pot Lemon Pepper Chicken and Rice is an easy and delicious chicken dinner recipe. This creamy long grain and wild rice dish is loaded with tender chicken breast chunks.

This creamy chicken and rice dish is packed with flavour.

Instant Pot Lemon Pepper Chicken and Rice is an easy and delicious chicken dinner recipe. This creamy long grain and wild rice dish is loaded with tender chicken breast chunks.

If you are looking for a chicken dinner idea for your Instant Pot, then you need to try this Instant Pot Lemon Pepper Chicken and Rice!

Instant Pot Lemon Pepper Chicken and Rice is an easy and delicious chicken dinner recipe. This creamy long grain and wild rice dish is loaded with tender chicken breast chunks.

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Instant Pot Lemon Pepper Chicken and Rice

Instant Pot Lemon Pepper Chicken and Rice

Instant Pot Lemon Pepper Chicken and Rice is an easy and delicious chicken dinner recipe. This creamy long grain and wild rice dish is loaded with tender chicken breast chunks.

Prep Time 12 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1.5 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 cups water
  • 10.5 oz condensed chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 2 cups long grain and wild rice blend
  • 10.5 oz condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 2 tbsp lemon pepper seasoning
  • 1/4 cup butter

Instructions

  1. Slice chicken breasts into strips.
  2. Set Instant Pot to Saute Less for 5 minutes and add a dab of butter or margarine to the pot.
  3. Add the chicken breast strips to the pot and leave them to cook, stirring occasionally.
  4. When the Instant Pot turns off the chicken will still be slightly pink.
  5. Add the water, chicken broth and lemon juice to the pot.
  6. Add the rice to the pot. Do not stir.
  7. Add the cream of chicken soup and lemon pepper seasoning to the pot. Do not stir.
  8. 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 8 minutes.
  9. When the Instant Pot is done cooking, allow it to to natural release for 3 minutes.
  10. Turn the steam release handle to the venting position and finish with a quick release.
  11. Remove the lid from the Instant Pot and stir well.
  12. Add the butter to the pot and stir well again.
  13. Leave the chicken and rice to sit for a few minutes before serving.
  14. Enjoy!

Notes

*this recipe was tested in an 8 quart Instant Pot Duo

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1 Comment

  • Joanne June 7, 2019 at 11:17 pm

    Will this recipe work with cauliflower rice?

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