Instant Pot Mexican Chicken Rice is a super quick and easy dinner that’s thrown together in minutes!
Prep Time:15 minutes
Cook Time:12 minutes
Total Time:27 minutes
Yield:4 to 6 servings 1x
1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1 inch pieces
2 (14oz) cans diced, chili-ready tomatoes
1 small onion, diced
1 cup fresh (or canned) corn kernels
1 cup Jasmine rice
1 lime, juice of
1 1/2 tsp garlic salt
1 tsp cumin
2 tbsp butter
1 cup water
1 cup shredded marbled cheddar
1/3 cup chopped cilantro
Combine the chicken, diced tomatoes, onion, corn, rice, lime juice, garlic salt, cumin, butter and water in the pot of your pressure cooker and stir to combine. Set to the POULTRY setting for 12 minutes with the steam release valve in the closed position.
Let the pressure cooker naturally release pressure (about 10 to 15 minutes). Stir the mixture to fluff the rice. Add in the 1 cup cheese and 1/3 cup chopped cilantro and stir until cheese is melted.
Serve in bowls, with optional taco toppings if desired. Enjoy!
*Updated recipe 12/28/17 to increase liquid amounts to 1 cup of water.