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Instant Pot Chicken Ranch Rice Bowls

These Instant Pot Chicken Ranch Rice Bowls are a tasty option for lunch or dinner and make delicious meal prep bowls - make the homemade blackened ranch dressing while everything's cooking in the Instant Pot then add fresh veggies!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Dish
Servings: 4 servings


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 chicken breasts, diced into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup jasmine rice
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 cup cucumber, diced
  • 1 avocado, sliced

Blackened Ranch Dressing

  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped parsley
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp each salt and pepper


  • Add olive oil, chicken, broth and rice to the Instant Pot in that order, making sure to spread out chicken among the bottom of the Instant Pot and keeping the rice on top of liquid as much as possible. Set to cook on high pressure for 2 minutes. Once complete, do a quick release of pressure and open lid when safe to do so.
  • Meanwhile, mix together blackened ranch dressing and prepare veggies.
  • Stir chicken and rice, then divide among four bowls. Top with cherry tomatoes, cucumber and sliced avocado, then drizzle dressing overtop. Serve and enjoy!