Instant Pot Soy Sauce Chicken and Rice Recipe: Super easy dump-and-go weeknight meal. Convenient time-saving trick to cook Pressure Cooker Chicken and Rice separately in the same pot!

Instant Pot Soy Sauce Chicken and Rice

Kid-friendly "dump & go" weeknight meal: Instant Pot Soy Sauce Chicken and Rice. Convenient time-saving trick to cook Chicken & Rice separately in the same pot!
Course Dinner, Lunch, One Pot Meals
Cuisine Asian, Chinese, Hong Kong
Keyword instant pot chicken and rice, instant pot chinese chicken and rice, instant pot pot in pot, instant pot pot in pot rice, instant pot soy sauce chicken, pressure cooker chicken and rice, pressure cooker soy sauce chicken, soy sauce chicken and rice
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2 - 4
Calories 782.19kcal
Author Amy + Jacky



Master Stock Mixture


  • 1 cup (230g) Jasmine rice
  • 1 cup (250ml) cold water


  • Make Master Stock Mixture: Add 3 tbsp regular soy sauce, ½ tbsp dark soy sauce, 4 garlic cloves, 3 star anise, ½ tsp Sichuan pepper, and ¾ cup cold water in Instant Pot.
  • Pressure Cook Chicken and Rice: Partially submerge the chicken legs into the Master Stock Mixture. Add a tall steamer rack and place a stainless steel bowl filled with 230g Jasmine rice and 250ml water.
    Close the lid and turn the Venting Knob to Sealing Position. Pressure cook at High Pressure for 8 minutes + 10 minutes Natural Release. Open the lid carefully. Fluff & set aside the cooked rice and rack.
  • Apply Master Soy Sauce: In a small mixing bowl, mix 1 tbsp dark soy sauce with 1 tbsp Master Stock Mixture. Apply the master soy sauce on the chicken legs to give it additional color and flavor.
  • Serve: Serve the soy sauce chicken over rice with your favorite vegetables.


Master Stock Mixture: don't throw your Master Stock away, you can store it in the fridge or freeze it for your next Soy Sauce Recipe.
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Calories: 782.19kcal | Carbohydrates: 50.67g | Protein: 46.97g | Fat: 41.61g | Saturated Fat: 11.36g | Cholesterol: 239.6mg | Sodium: 534.13mg | Potassium: 609.48mg | Fiber: 0.86g | Sugar: 2.64g | Vitamin A: 237.03IU | Vitamin C: 0.98mg | Calcium: 46.85mg | Iron: 2.62mg