Best Chinese InstaPot Chicken and Rice Recipe

A perfect Instant Pot Meal!

Chinese Instant Pot chicken and rice is the perfect and quick meal for the weekend nights. The taste that you will never forget just due to the magical ingredients and yes we can’t forget our instant pot as well. It cooks the food so delicious with its slow and pressure cooker feature. In fact, the best pot in regulating the heat within the limited time period.

Inspired by famous Hainan Chicken Rice:

Chinese Instant Pot Chicken and Rice has been inspired by the famous Hainan Chicken Rice. It got its history back from the Chinese cuisine by the Chinese immigrants who got settled in Singapore. It is actually the national dish of Singapore. One pot chicken and rice are very easy and quick to make. This savory dish upholds the great aroma and incredible flavor packed in one pot. The tender chicken and redolent rice are the endless comfort food for everyone. Hence, Chinese chicken and rice is a great dishfor sharing with your friends and loved ones.


The most demanding dish in every house!

Moreover, it is one of the most demanding dishes of everyone at every house. The taste is scrumptious and mouth-watering. Chicken and rice are loved by everyone whether kids or adults. It consists of chicken pieces with oily, flavorsome rice and toothsome dipping sauce. The taste of each and every ingredient will combine to give an extraordinary finger-licking taste to this dish. That is why it is extremely tasty!

What are you looking for let’s start our dish with the ingredients and then we will move towards instructions.

Cooking time:

Preparation time 15 minutes

Cooking time: 25 minutes


  • 8 chicken drumsticks
  • 6 dried shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 pinch white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Shaoxing rice wine
  • 1 stalk of spring onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon table salt
  • 2 slices of ginger, shredded
  • 5 cups basmati rice
  • 5 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 25 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon black rice vinegar
  • 2-3 spoons light soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon of dark soy sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon corn starch
  • 1 tablespoon 5 spice powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon sugar


  1. First of all, re-hydrate the dried mushroom by soaking in cold water for 20 minutes.
  2. Combine dark and light soy sauce, corn starch, rice wine, sugar, ginger, white pepper powder, and five spice powder.
  3. Now cut the chicken drumsticks in two pieces and marinade in the mixture along with the mushrooms at least for 20 minutes.
  4. Rinse rice under the cold water till the water becomes clear then drain the rice.
  5. Now add rice in an Instant pot, marinated chicken and mushrooms, one teaspoon of salt and 1-1/2 cups of water into an Instant Pot.
  6. After that close the lid properly and cook on high pressure for nine minutes and then 15 minutes on low pressure.
  7. Take out the rice in a serving dish and enjoy the delicious Chinese Instant Pot Chicken and Rice. Scoop out the rice in a Chinese style rice bowl.

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2 thoughts on “Best Chinese InstaPot Chicken and Rice Recipe”

  1. Instruction is not clear at step 5. Not sure if you are cooking the marinated chicken with the rice or not. A quick video would do the trick. Also, is there a name to this dish?

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