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Instant Pot Cajun Chicken and Rice

Looking for an easy delicious dinner idea that’s ready in just 30 minutes? Then you’ll love this recipe for  Instant Pot Cajun Chicken and Rice!

Course Instant Pot, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword cajun chicken and rice, instant pot
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Susanne Susanne Eagan


  • 1 9 oz package VeeTee Brown Rice
  • 1 lb. chicken breast cut thin see note at bottom of recipe
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Season the chicken with cajun seasoning, salt and pepper set aside
  2. Heat the Instant Pot using the Saute button just to get the pot started heating up. Once the display reads hot add the the chicken, onion, garlic and bell pepper, tomato paste, and chicken broth to instant pot and close lid and valve. Cook on high pressure for ten minutes.
  3. At the end of the ten minutes open the pressure valve and release the pressure
  4. When the pin has dropped carefully open the lid and shred the chicken
  5. Switch the pot over to saute and then add the VeeTee rice to the chicken mixture and cook for three minutes stirring occasionally.