Instant Pot Ranch Chicken and Rice

Easy Peasy Chicken and Rice
Easy Peasy Chicken and Rice
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Ingredients

2 tbsp Cooking oil
½ tsp Salt
½ tsp Black pepper
1lb Chicken Breast boneless, skinless
1 cup Onion diced
1 ounce Ranch seasoning mix
1 cup White rice long grain white rice, uncooked
1 cup Chicken broth or stock
½ cup Heavy cream
1½ cups Cheddar cheese shredded

Nutritional information

448
Calories
11g
Fat
105mg
Cholesterol
965mg
Sodium
31g
Carbohydrate
26g
Protein
Ingredients

Instant Pot Ranch Chicken and Rice

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I love instant pot dinners and this Instant Pot Ranch Chicken and Rice is a definite winner. My babysitter especially loves preparing it for the kids because it takes very little effort for a lot of happy faces.

Simply put, uncooked, skinless and boneless chicken breasts with uncooked rice and flavor with diced white onions, ranch seasoning and chicken broth. Once cooked add some heavy cream and melt Cheddar cheese to make your dish extra creamy and delicious.

To make Instant Pot Ranch Chicken and Rice, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Instant Pot Ranch Chicken and Rice

Steps to make Instant Pot Ranch Chicken and Rice

1

Heat pot

3

Heat the instant pot on the saute setting.

2

Season chicken

1

Season one pound of boneless, skinless chicken breasts with ½ teaspoon of salt and pepper each.

3

Brown chicken

5

Pour 2 tablespoons of oil into the heated instant pot liner and add the seasoned chicken. Cook for about 3-5 minutes until browned on both sides. Remove and set aside.

4

Cook onions

5

In the instant pot, cook 1 cup of diced, white onion for about 3-5 minutes until soft and translucent.

5

Deglaze

1

Scrape up any brown bits from the chicken and onions and add about ¼ cup of chicken broth, or as needed. Turn off the instant pot heat.

6

Prepare instant pot

1

Place the browned chicken breasts on top of the cooked onions, and sprinkle with 1 package of 1 ounce ranch seasoning mix, then add 1 cup of uncooked rice, and finally 1 cup of chicken broth. Use a wooden spoon to push the rice into the broth to cover completely for even cooking.

7

Cook

18

Close the lid and cook on manual pressure for 8 minutes then allow a natural pressure release for 10 minutes.

8

Shred chicken

2

Use 2 forks to shred the chicken into pieces and add ½ cup of heavy cream and 1½ cups of shredded Cheddar cheese. Stir until melted through.

9

Serve

Serve hot!

Need a quick and simple dinner idea? Try our Instant Pot Ranch Chicken and Rice recipe which I’m sure you and your whole family are going to love. Have some other favorite instant pot recipes? Share them with us tag us online using our hashtag #cookmerecipes!

Bethany is very passionate about maintaining a healthy lifestyle and clean diet. She’s trying to cut meat out of her diet as much as possible and focuses on cooking vegetarian food and fish. Bethany gets a kick from finding ways to add new twists to classic dishes. What’s more, thanks to her Asian roots, she’s great at combining different cuisines to come up with something extraordinary. Bethany’s recipes will inspire you to add new colors and flavors to your everyday meals.

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Athina

Well done! Approved!

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