Pressure Cooker Chicken and Rice Recipes with Asian Spicing

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Have you cooked anything using the pressure cooker? Well, you should try once because this way of cooking definitely gives you an excellent and tasty result like this pressure cooker chicken and rice recipes. The pressure cooker cooks everything with more pressure, so anything you put inside will be more tender and flavorful because it absorbs all the spices. And when you do it for chicken, your chicken will be one of the best chickens you ever have. And when it comes to difficulty level, it is considered low level because what you have to do is to put everything in one place and let the pressure cooker do its job.
pressure cooker chicken and rice recipes


The parts of this pressure cooker chicken and rice recipes are the basics. Nothing is expensive to buy or hard to find.

  • 3 pounds of chicken legs/thighs. It should be skinless and boneless (cut into large chunks)
  • 3 cups of Jasmine rice
  • 8 oz of Crimini mushrooms (substitute with your favorite mushroom)
  • 24 oz of 2.5 cups of chicken broth (chicken broth is more recommended than water for more flavorful)

See also: Basic Chicken Salad Sandwich Recipe with Leftovers

Ingredients for marinade include:

• 3 tablespoon of low sodium soy sauce
• 3 tablespoon of black soy sauce
• ¼ teaspoon of the Chinese Five Spice
• 1 teaspoon of rice wine vinegar
• 2 teaspoons of grated ginger
• Scallions to garnish

Cooking Instruction

Just like what you have expected, pressure cooker chicken and rice recipes take only a few efforts. Even with your lack of skill, you will never fail cooking it as long as the ingredients and spices are in the right proportion.


  1. Remove any remaining fat from the chicken and continue by cutting it into large chunks. Place it in sealed container and set it aside
  2. Wash mushroom and cut into large chunks
  3. Add mushroom into the bowl with chicken
  4. Whisk all the ingredients for marinade until well combine
  5. Pour the marinade spice over the chicken and mushroom
  6. Seal the container and leave it to fridge for at last 30 minutes. If you can set it overnight, the taste will be more flavorful
  7. Prepare your pressure cooker pot
  8. Add the rice, chicken broth and also the chicken into the pot
  9. Lock on the lid and close the pressure valves
  10. Cook the rice and chicken for 7 minutes
  11. Once the beep sounds, allow for another 10 minutes for Natural Pressure Release to end your cooking pressure cooker chicken and rice recipes time


If you wish for another marinade spicing, you can opt for Teriyaki marinade. This makes a great recipe as well because the Teriyaki sauce will make the chicken covered with thickened sweet soy glaze. It will be kind of aromatic as well because it uses both garlic and ginger. And if you want to substitute the chicken with beef, feel free to do that. Only you should cook it a bit longer. For your information, the pressure cooker chicken and rice recipes make a great instant lunch or dinner for your family.
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