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Instant Pot Artichoke Chicken Orzo

A one pot chicken orzo dish with artichokes is made even easier by preparing in the Instant Pot.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken, instant pot, one pot meal, pasta
Servings: 4
Author: foodyschmoody


  • 1 T canola oil
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder onion, powder & kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper fresh ground
  • ¼ C white wine
  • 1 C orzo
  • 2 C stock or bone broth chicken, turkey or vegetable
  • ½ teaspoon dry Italian seasoning
  • 6.5 oz jar marinated artichoke hearts, drained
  • 8 oz spinach
  • ½ C shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1 T butter optional


  • Heat IP with saute function. Once hot, add oil.
  • Season chicken with seasonings.
  • Add to pot. Brown, turn over and brown other side for a few minutes. Remove with tongs to plate.
  • Pour in wine and stir up to deglaze the pot.
  • Turn off IP.
  • Stir in orzo Italian seasoning and broth. Top with chicken.
  • Set using manual high for 6 minutes and then allow a natural release for 5 min and then quick release the rest of the pressure.
  • Open cover and once again remove chicken – set aside.
  • Turn back on saute. Add artichokes and spinach, a handful at a time and stir until wilted. Repeat until all spinach has wilted into mixture.
  • Add 1 T butter (optional) and stir in the parmesan cheese.
  • Serve orzo topped with chicken.