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Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowls

This all-in-one meal is perfect for a quick and easy dinner, or meal prep for lunch time! The Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowls feature chicken, rice, beans, corn, and outstanding flavor that all comes together quickly in one bowl. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican
Keyword instant pot, instant pot chicken burrito bowls
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 1 medium chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, diced you can find them in a can in the hispanic section
  • 1 tbsp adobo sauce from the same can that you get the chipotle pepper from
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1-3/4 cups chicken broth, low sodium if available reserve 1/2 cup
  • 2 lbs fresh chicken breast
  • 1 15 oz can black beans drained
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1-1/2 cups jarred/fresh salsa be sure to use a brand that you know you love
  • 1 cup long grain white rice do not use instant/minute rice

Ideas for toppings, optional

  • avocado/guacamole
  • chopped tomatoes
  • shredded cheese
  • chopped romaine lettuce

Instructions

  1. Dice chicken breast into small bite size pieces and season with kosher salt and pepper. Set aside. 

  2. Turn on sauté setting, add oil, heat for a minute or two and add onions, garlic, and chipotle pepper stirring occasionally until the onions are softened.

  3. Stir in the chili powder, cumin, oregano, and adobo sauce cook for about 45 seconds. 

  4. Add 1/2 cup of the chicken broth, reserving the rest of the broth for a bit later, stir together and cook for about a minute. 

  5. Add diced chicken breast, beans, corn, and salsa. Stir together well. 

  6. Sprinkle rice over the top of the chicken, beans, and corn, but do not stir it in with the other ingredients. 

  7. Pour the remaining 1-1/4 cup of broth over the rice. If there seems to be some "dry rice" spots. Gently push it down with a spoon, but do not stir.

  8. Use the manual pressure setting and set to high for 10 minutes. Close and lock lid. 

  9. When the cooking time is complete, do a quick release of the pressure.

  10. Scoop into bowls and add your favorite toppings! 

Recipe Notes

Makes 6 servings

Suggested serving size: 1.5 cups

4 Freestyle Smart Points | calories: 367, fat: 4g, saturated fat: 0.7g, carbohydrates: 42g, fiber: 4g, sugar: 4.7g, protein: 41g