INSTANT POT MEXICAN CHICKEN RICE

Instant Pot Mexican Chicken Rice is a super quick and easy dinner that’s thrown together in minutes!

INSTANT POT MEXICAN CHICKEN RICE

INGREDIENTS
  1. 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1 inch pieces
  2. 2 (14oz) cans diced, chili-ready tomatoes
  3. 1 small onion, diced
  4. 1 cup fresh (or canned) corn kernels
  5. 1 cup Jasmine rice
  6. 1 lime, juice of
  7. 1 1/2 tsp garlic salt
  8. 1 tsp cumin
  9. 2 tbsp butter
  10. 1 cup water
  11. 1 cup shredded marbled cheddar
  12. 1/3 cup chopped cilantro

Taco toppings:
  1. Sour cream
  2. Diced tomato
  3. Diced avocado
  4. chopped cilantro

INSTRUCTIONS
  • 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.