Pressure Cooker Authentic Pollo con Arroz

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Rated 3.0 based on 2 customer reviews
Pressure Cooker Authentic Pollo con Arroz
Pressure Cooker Authentic Pollo con Arroz


  • Chicken
  • 1 pound chicken breast, sliced into 1½ -inch strips
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, or as needed
  • Mexican Rice
  • 2 cups rice
  • 1 cup tomato puree
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon Mexican oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Toppings
  • fresh cilantro, sliced tomatoes, diced bell pepper


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  1. Season chicken all over with chili powder, salt, and ground black pepper.
  2. Heat oil in inner steel pot of pressure cooker set to Sauté on High. Working in batches, sauté chicken in hot oil until golden, about 2 minutes per side. Transfer browned chicken to steamer basket. Press Cancel to stop Sauté.
  3. Pour rice, tomato puree, water, Mexican oregano, salt, and ground black pepper into steel pot of pressure cooker. Place trivet over rice and steamer basket with chicken on top of trivet.
  4. Lock pressure cooker lid in place and set steam vent handle to Sealing. Select Pressure Cook (Manual) and cook on High Pressure for 10 minutes. When cooking cycle is complete, move steam vent handle to Venting to quick-release pressure.
  5. Spoon chicken and rice into bowls and top with cilantro, tomatoes, and peppers.
Mealthy tip:

Treat yourself to chicken and rice for lunch by using this quick-and-easy, satisfying dish for meal-prep.


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Jaime Bowman says:

Only thing missing from this dish for me was black beans, but it was an easy fix, I just added them to the pot. The rice was delicious and the chicken perfectly seasoned. I've made this recipe twice already!

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Jessica Hanson Nuti says:

Recipe didn’t work burned my rice to the bottom of my pot and I followed the recipe.