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Instant Pot Thai Chicken Rice Bowl
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
45 mins

Super simple and super delicious!

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Thai
Keyword: easy dinner, instant pot, thai chicken rice bowl
Servings: 4
Calories: 477 kcal
Author: Wondermom Wannabe
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 chicken breasts (about 2 lbs)
  • 1 cup uncooked long-grain white rice
  • 2 cups broth
  • 1 Tablespoon peanut butter optional
  • 1/2 cup sweet chili Thai sauce
  • 3 Tablespoons soy sauce - to taste
  • 1/2 Tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1/2 Tablespoon ginger minced
  • 1/2 Tablespoon garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon Sriracha or hot sauce
  • Cilantro optional garnish
  • Shredded zucchini optional garnish
  • Shredded carrots optional garnish
  • Bean sprouts optional garnish
  • Peanuts optional garnish
  1. Select the saute setting on your instant pot and add the olive oil.
  2. Sear the chicken breasts for 2-3 minutes on either side to seal in their juices. Remove to a glass baking dish (and turn off the instant pot).
  3. Mix the sweet chili Thai sauce, soy sauce, fish sauce, ginger, garlic, lime juice,  sriracha (and peanut butter if you want to include it) together.

  4. Pour the sauce over the chicken breasts and stir to combine.
  5. Place the rice in your Instant Pot and add the chicken and sauce over top.
  6. Add the broth and secure the lid.
  7. Select the manual pressure setting (high) and set the timer to 10 minutes. Natural release.
  8. Shred the chicken with two forks and then mix with the rice before serving.
  9. Garnish with cilantro, shredded veggies and peanuts. Serve with extra soy sauce to taste.
Recipe Notes

Weight Watchers Freestyle = 7 Points Per Serving with 4 Servings, Skipping Peanut Butter

Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Thai Chicken Rice Bowl
Amount Per Serving
Calories 477 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 145mg48%
Sodium 2027mg88%
Potassium 905mg26%
Carbohydrates 31g10%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 52g104%
Vitamin A 318IU6%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 18mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.