Instant Pot Golden Chicken and Rice

Chicken, veggies, and rice come together in a creamy non-dairy coconut sauce seasoned with turmeric, cumin, ginger, and garlic. The Instant Pot makes this a quick and easy meal for a weeknight dinner because it can be on your table within an hour. Make extra so you can pack it for lunch the next day and your friends and colleagues will want to know the recipe!

60 mins
Serves: 5 Save

Ingredients (16)

  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil
  • 1 small yellow onion diced
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked brown rice
  • 3 large carrots peeled and cut into diagonal 3/4 inch-thick slices
  • 2 large red bell peppers cut into wide strips (about 3/4 inch) halved if long
  • 3 cloves garlic minced (about 1 tablespoon)
  • 1 tablespoon micnced fresh ginger (or substitute 1 teaspoon ground ginger)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 cup Almond Breeze Almond Coconut Unsweetened Original
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup frozen peas thawed
  • freshly chopped cilantro for serving
  • toasted coconut or coconut flakes (optional for serving)

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