Instant Pot Lemon Pepper Chicken and Rice

Explore the simplicity and zest of our Instant Pot Lemon Pepper Chicken and Rice recipe – a perfect dinner option for busy weeknights.

Zesty and Quick

Set your Instant Pot to "Sauté" mode. Add olive oil, then sear the chicken breasts for 2-3 minutes per side until they develop a golden-brown crust. Remove them from the pot and set them aside.

Sear the Chicken

In the same Instant Pot, add a bit more olive oil if needed. Sauté the rice, lemon zest, lemon pepper seasoning

Sauté Rice and Seasonings

Pour in the chicken broth and lemon juice, stirring to combine. Make sure to scrape any browned bits from the bottom for added flavor.

Add Broth and Lemon Juice

Place the seared chicken breasts on top of the rice mixture in the Instant Pot.

Return Chicken

 Close the Instant Pot lid, set the valve to "Sealing," and select the "Manual" or "Pressure Cook" mode for 8 minutes.

Pressure Cook

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