Instant Pot Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Rice

Creamy and cheesy, this tasty Instant Pot Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Rice is prepared with Basmati Rice and will win rave reviews from the whole family.

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Instant Pot Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Rice

Cooking time
PREP TIME 20 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 5 mins
SERVES 6 to 8
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 25 mins


  • 2 bags Success® Basmati Rice
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups sodium-reduced chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup buffalo sauce
  • 1/4 cup brick-style plain cream cheese, cut into cubes
  • 1/4 cup ranch dressing
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced, divided


  • Step 1

  • Remove rice from bags. Season chicken with salt and black pepper. Add rice, chicken, broth and buffalo sauce to inner pot of Instant Pot. Close and lock the lid. Select Pressure Cook setting on High Pressure for 5 mins. When pressure cooking is complete, Quick Release the pressure. Once pressure is released, remove lid.

    Step 2

  • Remove chicken from Instant Pot; shred and return to Instant Pot. Stir in cream cheese and ranch dressing until cream cheese is melted; stir in half of the green onions.

    Step 3

  • Garnish with remaining green onions.

    Pro Tip

    Sprinkle with crumbled blue cheese if desired.