Recipe Review – Instant Pot Cheese Chicken, Broccoli and Rice

Recipe Review – Instant Pot Cheese Chicken, Broccoli and Rice

Note: these recipe reviews are my way of sharing recipes from other food bloggers and dietitians that I have tried myself and love!   The image(s) on this page are from my version.

Check out why I love this recipe below, as well as any tips or suggestions to boost the recipe’s nutritional content (as applicable), then scroll to the bottom of the post for the link to the full recipe from the source. Enjoy! 


Instant Pot Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli and Rice


If you love cheesy casseroles or risotto, you’ll love this Instant Pot Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli and Rice recipe from  Jessica Ivey, RDN . This recipe only uses a handful of ingredients and cooks conveniently in an Instant Pot.


To make, you’ll simply brown the chicken in your instant pot, briefly add rice to sauté , then add the remaining ingredients to pressure cook. 


Balance Tip: be sure to load it up with broccoli to keep it balanced. Aim for 1 cup of florets per person. 


What you’ll need:


  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast or thighs

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/4 tsp pepper

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 cup chopped onion

  • 1 1/2 cups cooked Arborio rice

  • 1/2 cup dry white wine (or chicken broth)

  • 3 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken broth

  • 1/2 lb small broccoli florets

  • 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese


Makes 4-6 servings

Time: 45 minutes



Want to make it? Click the link for the full recipe 👉 Instant Pot Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli and Rice Recipe form Jessica Ivey


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About Brittany

Brittany Raftis, Registered Dietitian Real Good Eats

Hi there! I am a registered dietitian and I  💚  food! I am passionate about making it easier for busy people to eat well by sharing quick and healthy recipes. Healthy cooking at home can seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. I love helping people uncomplicate weeknight dinners and reduce stress around meal time, so I’m so glad you’re here!

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