This Instant Pot Greek Chicken and Rice supper recipe is perfect for busy weeknights!
Want to get dinner on the table quick? Here’s an instant pot meal that your family will love. This dinner recipe calls for precooked chicken, which makes it a great way to use up that left over roast chicken from the weekend.
Or, just pick up a rotisserie chicken at the grocery to make this convenient dinner recipe. This is one of our favorite instant pot recipes, along with this Sweet Pepper Peanut Chicken.
Why You’ll Love this Instant Pot Greek Chicken and Rice Recipe
Who doesn’t love a fast and easy dinner recipe? Especially on those busy weeknights, with kids hungry after school and your work day is done, but you still need to get supper on the table fast! Enjoy this one pot meal this week.
Greek Chicken Instant Pot Ingredients
long grain rice
Precooked chicken or rotisserie chicken
Greek Chicken and Rice Instructions:
Prepare the vegetables by cutting the squash and zucchini into bite sized pieces. Dice or slice the red onion, whichever way your family prefers.
Add the uncooked rice to the instant pot, then add water to the rice. Add squash, red onion, oregano, thyme, and zucchini.
Place lid on the instant pot. Set the valve to sealed position. Press pressure cook or manual button and set to 4 minutes.
Once the instant pot stops counting it will beep and start counting up. Leave it for 30 minutes then release pressure.
Meanwhile, use a knife and fork to shred the precooked chicken into small pieces and dice the Roma tomatoes.
Once the pressure is released stir in chicken and tomatoes. Transfer to serving dishes or serving bowls, then top each serving with some feta cheese and serve.
Greek Chicken FAQ’s
What spices are used in Greek food?
A variety of herbs and spices are used in cooking Greek food, including these:
Add any (or all) of these herbs and spices to this yummy Greek Chicken and Rice dinner.
Is Greek Chicken a healthy meal?
This instant pot Greek Chicken and Rice recipe is a healthy meal for your family. Full of vegetables, herbs and spices and lean chicken, this dinner makes a good nutritional choice.
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Yummy Instant Pot Smashed Potatoes make the perfect side dish!
This Instant Pot Peanut Chicken is a sweet and spicy dinner idea!
Instant Pot Greek Chicken and Rice
This Greek Chicken and Rice recipe calls for precooked chicken, which makes it a great way to use up that left over roast chicken from the weekend.
- 2 cups long grain rice
- 2 1/2 cups water
- 1 zucchini; sliced
- 1 yellow squash; sliced
- 2 roma tomatoes; diced
- 1/3 cup feta cheese
- 2 sprigs of oregano
- 3 sprigs of thyme
- Precooked chicken or rotisserie chicken
- Add rice to the instant pot. Add in water.
- Add squash, oregano, thyme, and zucchini.
- Place lid on the instant pot. Set the valve to sealed position.
- Press pressure cook or manual button and set to 4 minutes. Once the instant pot stops counting it will beep and start counting up. Leave it for 30 minutes then release pressure.
- Once the pressure is released stir in chicken and tomatoes.
- Serve topped with feta cheese and serve.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 259Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 57mgSodium: 222mgCarbohydrates: 30gFiber: 3gSugar: 4gProtein: 16g