Instant Pot Garlic Herb Chicken and Rice


Ingredients
  • 1.5 Cup Long Grain Basmati Rice
  • 2 Cup Chicken Stock
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 1 large Onion
  • 1.5 tbsp Garlic Minced
  • 1.5 tbsp Mixed Herb (Oregano,Thyme,Parsley)
  • 1 tspn Chili Powder
  • 1 tbsp Paprika
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • Grated Parmesan to serve
To Season Chicken
  • 5-6 Chicken Thighs With Bone
  • 1 tspn Chili Powder
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tspn Salt
  • 1/2 tspn Pepper
Instructions
  1. First measure rice. Wash it until the water runs clear. Drain excess water and let it soak. 
  2. Measure Stock/ water required for cooking rice and keep it warm.
  3. To Chicken, thighs add salt, pepper, chilli powder, lemon juice. Mix well. Keep aside while you are preparing other ingredients.
  4. Turn on the Instant Pot and put it in Saute Mode. 
  5. When the Instant Pot is pre-heated, add Oil. 
  6. Add seasoned Chicken Thighs to the pot and sear it  2-3 minutes on each side.  Once they look light golden brown and crispy, remove and keep aside. 
  7. Add butter to the pot, followed by chopped Onion.  Saute until Onion looks soft and translucent.
  8. Add Chopped garlic and cook for another 30 seconds. Add herbs, Paprika, Chilli powder. Mix well.
  9. Drain any extra liquid and add soaked rice.
  10. Gently stir for 2-3 minutes roast rice. (This step is optional, You can directly skip to the next step.)
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