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Instant Pot Chicken Fried Rice

This Instant Pot Chicken Fried Rice is a quick and simple dinner recipe that you can have on the table in less than 30 minutes. That's faster than your local delivery can bring it to your door!
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Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Chinese
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 561kcal


  • Instant Pot/Pressure Cooker


  • 3 - 4 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 3 large eggs whisked
  • 1 ½ cup frozen carrots and peas
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts but into thin bite size chunks
  • 1 cup diced yellow onions
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 cup white basmati rice, uncooked
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • black pepper to taste


  • Set instant pot in saute mode. 
  • Add 2 tablespoons vegetable oil and eggs.
  • Stir to scramble.
  • Set to the side.
  • Add your frozen peas and carrots.
  • Lightly toss.
  • Saute, until thawed completely.
  • Cook for 3-4 min.
  • Hit cancel on the Instant pot.
  • Transfer egg pea mixture to the plate.
  • Scrape the excess egg bits so it wont burn.
  • Set instant pot in saute mode. 
  • Add 2 tablespoons oil to the instant pot.
  • Add chicken , cook for 2 minutes.
  • Now add chopped onions and minced garlic, cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add your rice, and chicken stock, stir to combine.
  • Close the Instant pot, lock lid, set valve to sealing, press cancel.
  • Select rice mode. My rice mode does 12 minutes for white rice.
  • When cook time is done, let the Instant pot be in warm mode for 5 minutes.
  • When 5 minutes is done, turn valve to vent and let pressure release.
  • Press cancel and open lid. 
  • Stir the egg / pea mixture, soy sauce, sesame oil and ground pepper.
  • Serve and enjoy


This recipe uses uncooked rice.  You do not need to use leftover rice for this fried rice. 
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Serving: 1serving | Calories: 561kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Cholesterol: 159mg | Sodium: 1183mg | Potassium: 561mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 5181IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 2mg