Instapot Cheesy Chicken Rice and Broccoli

I have been absolutely loving my Instapot lately! It is so easy to throw everything into the pot, UNCOOKED, and it all comes out perfect in just a few short minutes. I whipped up a classic, easy dish, instapot cheesy chicken, rice and broccoli casserole and it was amazing. A perfect holiday dinner or meal prep idea!

Instapot Cheesy Chicken Rice and Broccoli

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Course Main Dish
Servings 3 people


  • 1/2 cup dry rice extra long grain
  • 1 cup chicken broth fat-free, low sodium
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 9 ounces chicken breast
  • 1 head of broccoli
  • 1/2 cup reduced fat, 2% milk cheddar cheese shredded


  • Cut up chicken and broccoli into bite-sized pieces, about 1 inch by 1 inch
  • Grease your instapot with cooking spray or use the nonstick insert
  • Add, rice, chicken broth and seasonings into the Instapot, stir together
  • Add chicken and broccoli on top. Do not stir together
  • Cover the pot and secure the lid. Make sure the valve is set to sealing. Set the manual/pressure cook button to 10 minutes. When the time is up let the pot sit for 5 minutes and then move the valve to venting. Remove the lid when depressurized
  • Add the shredded cheddar cheese then stir together until melted

WW Points per Serving

myWW Points per Serving:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
💚: 6
💙: 5
💜: 2 (if using brown rice)
✔️: 20 calories
Keyword Chicken Breast
Course Main Dish
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  1. How do you account for the cook time on brown rice and the chicken? Since brown rice needs like 22 minutes in the instant pot, wouldn’t you end up with super dry chicken?

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