Fun recipes from the Harrison County Extension Office

Try these easy to make and sure to please instant pot recipes!

Chicken Cheddar Broccoli Soup

Makes 4-6 servings
1 lb. raw chicken breast, thinly chopped/sliced
1 lb. fresh broccoli, chopped
½ cup onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup shredded carrots
½ cup finely chopped celery
¼ cup finely chopped red bell pepper
3 cups chicken bone broth
½ tsp salt
¼ tsp black pepper
½ tsp garlic powder
1 tsp parsley flakes
Pinch red pepper flakes
2 cups heavy cream
8 oz. freshly shredded cheddar cheese
2 Tbsp Frank’s Red Hot original Cayenne Pepper Sauce

  1. Place chicken, broccoli, chopped onion, garlic, carrots, celery, bell pepper, chicken broth, and
    seasonings in the pot and stir to mix.
  2. Secure the lid and make sure vent is at sealing. Place on manual at high pressure for 15
  3. Manually release the pressure when cook time us up, remover lid, and stir in heavy cream.
  4. Place pot on saute’ setting until it all comes to a low boil, approximately 5 minutes.
  5. Stir in cheese and the hot sauce.
  6. Turn off the pot as soon as you add the cheese and give it a stir.
  7. Continue to stir til the cheese is melted.
    Source: Fix It & Forget It
    Instant Pot Cookbook

Lemony Chicken Thighs

Makes 3-5 servings
1 cup chicken bone broth
5 frozen bone-in chicken thighs
1 small onion, diced
5-6 cloves garlic, diced
Juice of 1 lemon
2 Tbsp butter, melted
½ tsp salt
¼ tsp black pepper
1 tsp True Lemon Lemon Pepper Seasoning
1 tsp parsley flakes
¼ tsp oregano
The rind of 1 lemon

  1. Add the chicken bone broth into the inner pot of the Instant Pot.
  2. Add the chicken thighs.
  3. Add the onion and garlic.
  4. Pour the fresh lemon juice in with the melted butter.
  5. Add the seasonings.
  6. Lock the lid, make sure the vent is at sealing, then press the Poultry button. Set to 15 minutes.
  7. When cook time is up, let the pressure naturally release for 3-5 minutes, then manually release
    the rest.
  8. You can place these under the broiler for 2-3 minutes to brown.
  9. Plate up and pour some of the sauce over top with fresh grated lemon rind.
    Source: Fix It & Forget It
    Instant Pot Cookbook

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