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Instant Pot Chicken and Brown Rice

Instant Pot Chicken and Brown Rice- Whole Chicken Legs,Brown Rice and Veggies, this is the ULTIMATE one pot meal thats healthy and delicious!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Instant Pot Chicken and Brown Rice
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 21 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 348kcal



  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Cup Onion
  • 1/2 Cup Carrot
  • 1/2 Cup Peas
  • 1 Cup Brown Rice
  • 3-4 Cloves Garlic
  • 2.5 Cups Chicken Broth or water
  • 3 Chicken Legs on bone Check notes below for more options.
  • 1 tbsp Italian Seosoning
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Salt or Salt to Taste


  • Heat the instant pot in saute mode.Once it is HOT, add oil.
  • Add the small diced carrots,Garlic and onions. Saute till its soft and translucent, about 2-3 minutes.Cancel Saute.
  • To this, add the rice, Italian seasoning, salt, paprika, Chicken Broth(or Water) and give is a mix.
  • Place the Chicken on top.Do not mix
  • Close the lid.Select PRESSURE COOK for 22 minutes in HIGH pressure with the pressure valve in SEALING position.
  • 5NPR- After the cooking time is up, wait for 5 minutes before quick releasing the pressure.
  • Remove the Chicken and add the peas.Close the lid and let the peas steam in the residual heat.
  • Shred the Chicken, discard the bones and add it back to the rice.
  • Give it a mix, garnish with any fresh herb on hand,serve hot.



Serving: 2Cups | Calories: 348kcal | Carbohydrates: 42.2g | Protein: 22.5g | Fat: 9.5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 70mg | Potassium: 407mg | Fiber: 3.2g | Sugar: 2.3g | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 2mg