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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!
Servings 2 - 4
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins


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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Author: Amy + Jacky
Calories: 782.19kcal


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