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Instant Pot Chicken Biryani

Chicken Biryani revisits a Traditional Indian meal and makes for a fast and easy recipe for busy weeknights. Shannah Coe made this recipe, you can see more of her recipes here.

Prep Time:

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Total Time:

55 minutes

Serves:

8

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  • In a medium bowl, combine all ingreients for the marinade. Stir well to combine. Add chicken thighs and marinate for 15 minutes.

  • Turn instant pot to saute mode and add 2 Tbsp ghee. Once melted, added chicken thighs and saute for 3-5 minutes. Remove from pot.

  • Add remaining 1Tbsp ghee and, once melted, add onions. Cook for 1-2 minutes.

  • Return chicken to pot and add bay leaves, cinnamon stick, rice, and water. Close pot and secure lid. Cook on high for 4 minutes. Let naturally release for 10 minutes and then manually release pressure.

  • Stir well and remove from pot. Top with cilantro, mint, cashews before serving.


Recipe Tips

When creating this recipe, I chose boneless chicken thighs that get cut into smaller pieces. You can replace this with boneless, skinless chicken breasts if you prefer.

Tags

Asian
Main Dish
Blogger Recipes
Indian
46-60 Minutes
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