Instant Pot Chicken Curry Rice with seared curry flavored bone-in chicken thighs and basmati rice cooked in coconut milk. | MalaysianChineseKitchen.com

Instant Pot Chicken Curry Rice

Instant Pot Chicken Curry Rice with seared curry flavored bone-in chicken thighs and basmati rice cooked in coconut milk.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 24 minutes
Total Time: 34 minutes
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Asian American
Servings: 2
Calories: 1430kcal
Author: Linda Ooi

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 rice cooker cup basmati rice (¾ cup / 150g)
  • 4 bone-in chicken thighs
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp curry powder
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion (thinly sliced)
  • 1 cup coconut milk (240ml)
  • ½ cup frozen green peas (75g)

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Wash and drain rice 3 to 4 times. Set aside.
  • Heat up the Instant Pot by pressing [Sauté] twice to get it to “Sauté More”.
  • While Instant Pot is heating up, place chicken thighs on a plate. Sprinkle ½ teaspoon salt and curry powder all over chicken. Turn with a pair of tongs to get them well coated.
  • When the word “Hot” appears on the display, add vegetable oil. Swirl the pot around to coat the bottom. Sear chicken thighs in one single layer for 4 to 5 minutes on each side. Remove and set aside.
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  • Add sliced onion. Sauté for 2 minutes.
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  • Stir in rice and pour in coconut milk. Stir to deglaze the bottom of the pot.
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  • Add frozen green peas. Place seared chicken thighs on the top of rice. Press [Cancel].
  • Close and lock the lid. Turn steam release handle to “Sealing” position. Press [Rice] and allow the contents to cook. The [Rice] mode is low pressure and it takes 12 minutes to cook after the pressure builds up.
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  • When cooking cycle has completed, let the cooker go into “Keep Warm” mode. After 10 minutes, press [Cancel] and turn the steam release handle to “Venting” position. When the float valve drops down, open the lid carefully.
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NUTRITION

Calories: 1430kcal
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