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Instant Pot® Jamaican Rice and Beans

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"A traditional Jamaican chicken and rice recipe, tweaked to be made in the Instant Pot®. Delicious comfort food!"
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52 m servings 454
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot(R)) and select Saute function. Add oil. Saute chicken, onion, and garlic until fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes; do not brown garlic.
  2. 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.
  3. Release pressure using the natural-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, 10 to 40 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Feel free to use 2 bay leaves in place of thyme, if you prefer.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 454 calories; 12.9 63.9 22.2 34 1513 Full nutrition

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We really enjoyed this and I will definitely make it again. I had a problem with the rice becoming soggy and can’t figure out why. I will try a different rice next time but even mushy, it was de...