Instant Pot® Jamaican Rice and Beans

Instant Pot® Jamaican Rice and Beans A traditional Jamaican chicken and rice recipe, tweaked to be made in the Instant Pot®. Delicious comfort food!


Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 15 mins

    COOK : 27 mins

    TOTAL : 10 mins

    SERVING : 6

    YIELD : 6 servings

  • Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot®) and select Saute function. Add oil. Saute chicken, onion, and garlic until fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes; do not brown garlic.

  • Add broth, black beans, rice, corn, coconut milk, hot sauce, thyme, black pepper, brown sugar, and allspice and stir well. Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure and close vent. Set timer for 15 minutes. Allow about 10 minutes for pressure to build.

  • Release pressure using the natural-release method according to manufacturer’s instructions, 10 to 40 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid.

Per Serving: 454 calories; protein 22.2g; carbohydrates 63.9g; fat 12.9g; cholesterol 34.3mg; sodium 1512.7mg. Feel free to use 2 bay leaves in place of thyme, if you prefer.