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Instant Pot Orange Chicken with Steamed Rice

Waiting for delivery is way-overrated. As is going to pick up your favorite take-out in your jammies. So, I found a short-cut to this inconvenience and now, I present: Instant Pot Orange Chicken and Steamed Rice. Damn straight.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups uncooked white rice
  • 2 cups water
  • ½ cup peas optional
  • ½ cup mushrooms sliced thin
  • ½ cup baby carrots sliced thin
  • 1 small onion sliced thin
  • 1 lbs chicken thighs skin off and chopped thin
  • 2/3 cup orange marmalade
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Put chicken and vegetables in a foil packet, add salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Mix orange marmalade and chicken broth together in separate bowl, then pour over the chicken.
  3. Close foil packet and perforate the top in 4-6 places with a knife.
  4. Rinse rice.
  5. Place rice and water into the bottom of the Instant Pot.
  6. Place foil packet on top of the rice
  7. Set Instant Pot to High Pressure and cook for 12 minutes.
  8. Natural Release. Do not skip this as the rice is foamy.
  9. Spoon additional orange marmalade over top of chicken when serving, if desired.
  10. Serve alongside steamed kale for a complete meal.