Instant Pot Chicken and Rice Soup


Embrace the warmth and simplicity of our Easy and Nourishing: Instant Pot Chicken and Rice Soup. This soup is a comforting blend of tender chicken, fluffy rice, and a medley of vegetables like carrots and celery, all simmered together in a flavorful broth. Prepared in an Instant Pot, this recipe is not only wholesome but also incredibly convenient, making it a perfect choice for a quick yet satisfying meal.

Instant Pot Chicken and Rice Soup

Time Requirements

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 20 minutes (Instant Pot)
  • Total Time: 35 minutes


  • Serves: 6
  • Serving Size: 1 bowl

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)

  • Calories: 250 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 20g
  • Protein: 18g
  • Fat: 10g


  • Chicken breast, cubed: 500 grams (1.1 pounds)
  • White rice: 150 grams (3/4 cup)
  • Carrots, diced: 100 grams (1 cup)
  • Celery, chopped: 100 grams (1 cup)
  • Chicken broth: 1.5 liters (6 cups)
  • Fresh herbs (parsley or dill): for garnish
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method of Preparation

  1. Place the chicken, rice, carrots, celery, and chicken broth in the Instant Pot.
  2. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Set the Instant Pot to the soup setting and cook for 20 minutes.
  4. Release the pressure according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
  5. Garnish the soup with fresh herbs before serving.

Culinary Tips

  • For a heartier soup, add a can of drained and rinsed white beans.
  • Squeeze a lemon wedge into each bowl for added zing.


Can I use brown rice instead of white rice?

Yes, but adjust the cooking time as brown rice takes longer to cook.

How can I store leftover soup?

Keep refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

Can I freeze this soup?

Yes, freeze without the rice to avoid it becoming mushy when reheated.

Our Easy and Nourishing: Instant Pot Chicken and Rice Soup is more than just a meal; it's a bowl of comfort that nourishes both the body and soul. Enjoy the ease of preparation and the delightful flavors, knowing you're serving up a homemade dish that's both hearty and healthy. Here's to cozy meals and happy hearts! 🍲🥕🍚