Instant Pot Creamy Chicken & Wild Rice Soup Recipe

If you’ve ever been to my house in weather below 70 degrees, there’s soup in the Instant Pot, in the Crock Pot, on the stove, or all 3. There’s always soup at my house. It’s everyone’s favorite! This Instant Pot Creamy Chicken & Wild Rice Soup recipe is absolutely delicious and souper easy to put together!

(Pardon the pun – I couldn’t help myself!)

Delicious Instant Pot Creamy Chicken & Wild Rice Soup is a warm and heartymeal for a chilly day

Instant Pot Creamy Chicken & Wild Rice Soup

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1 tsp coconut oil

¼ cup diced red onion

1 cup julienne or diced carrots

2 cubed chicken breasts

1 package Uncle Ben’s Wild Rice with flavor packet

1 cup water

2 cups chicken broth

1 cup heavy cream

½ cup milk

2 oz cream cheese

¼ tsp pepper

Salt to taste


Saute coconut oil, onion, and carrots until tender.

Instant Pot Creamy Chicken Soup Saute coconut oil and carrots

Add cubed chicken and mix in seasoning packet until coated and chicken is cooked on outside.

Add rice and chicken broth.

Instant Pot Creamy Chicken & Wild Rice Soup. Easy, hearty, rich broth!

Lock Instant Pot lid, place vent to sealing, set to manual high pressure for 5 minutes.

Leave on keep warm and natural pressure release for 5 minutes.

Instant Pot Creamy Chicken & Wild Rice Soup. Easy, Delicious, Hearty! Cream Cheese is the secret!

Quick pressure release and saute while adding milk, heavy cream, and cream cheese until everything is mixed well.

Instant Pot Creamy Chicken & Wild Rice Soup. Easy, Delicious, Hearty winter meal!

That’s all there is to it! Bet you didn’t think it could be that easy, did you?

Instant Pot Creamy Chicken & Wild Rice Soup. Easy, Delicious, Hearty!

The thing I love the most about the Instant Pot is that the recipes take very little time. The winter months are the busiest for me work-wise, so pressure cooking and slow cooker meals are my solutions.

Well, if we’re being honest, takeout also plays a pretty big part in my life…

Instant Pot Creamy Chicken & Wild Rice Soup isn’t the only soup I make! As a matter of fact, there are quite a few options in the weekly rotation. I’ve got a few more soups and stews to share with you as the dreary months go by, so stay tuned.  In the meantime, check out some more of my  favorite Instant Pot recipes!



  1. LAMusing

    December 26, 2017 at 5:21 pm

    Sounds like great winter comfort food

  2. Adriane

    December 30, 2017 at 1:58 pm

    I really want an Instant Pot!

  3. denise low

    December 30, 2017 at 3:56 pm

    Thank you for sharing. This looks delicious and I know my family would love it.

  4. Carolyn Daley

    December 31, 2017 at 2:16 am

    I bet my grandma would love this recipe, especially to warm up on cooler days.

  5. Sarah L

    December 31, 2017 at 7:48 pm

    Santa did not bring me an instant pot. This recipe looks so good.

  6. Richard Hicks

    December 31, 2017 at 11:27 pm

    Looks tasty. Will have to give it a try!

  7. Robin Abrams

    January 3, 2018 at 11:29 pm

    I love cooking in my new instant pot. This looks so good we are going to give this a try this weekend.

  8. Shelly Leatham

    January 4, 2018 at 1:28 am

    Sounds yummy! We love our instant pot and will have to give this a try!

  9. Jessi Housel

    January 4, 2018 at 9:10 am

    I have a pressure cooker that has been waiting for a recipe like this! Adding ingredients to my grocery list! Thanks for sharing, it looks so delicious!

  10. Donna Hufman Warrington

    January 4, 2018 at 12:29 pm

    The recipe sounds unbelievable…thanks! Can’t wait to try it…and always looking for something new.

  11. Ashley Trail

    January 4, 2018 at 4:07 pm

    I will definetly be trying this recipe

  12. Debbie P

    January 4, 2018 at 9:04 pm

    This recipe sounds really good and I am going to make it this weekend.

  13. BusyWorkingMama

    January 5, 2018 at 10:50 am

    This looks really good! We’d enjoy it!

  14. Heather B

    January 5, 2018 at 10:42 pm

    Looks like a great soup for this super cold winter!

  15. Karley Moore

    January 6, 2018 at 4:38 am

    This looks really good. Thanks for the recipe!

  16. kelly tupick

    January 6, 2018 at 10:30 am

    Sounds like a great dish, especially on a cold day like today.

  17. Charlene S.

    January 6, 2018 at 4:38 pm

    Thanks for posting. My son loves cooking in his instant pot & we will enjoy this recipe.

  18. chrissy c

    January 6, 2018 at 10:41 pm

    This looks so yummy! I’m always looking for instapot recipes and I’m so excited to try this one!

  19. Vickie

    January 6, 2018 at 11:02 pm

    I love chicken and rice soup..all soups really.
    Yours looks very creamy

  20. Azeem Isaahaque

    January 7, 2018 at 4:08 am

    Looks so delicious

  21. Linda Madden

    January 7, 2018 at 8:10 pm

    Oh, that looks so good! Am going to be making that for sure! Thanks!😃

  22. Rebecca Orr

    January 8, 2018 at 1:37 am

    This looks so delicious. Perfect comfort meal on these freezing days.

  23. Allyson Tice

    January 8, 2018 at 8:16 am

    THis is what my gram used to make when she was still at home! she called it pot pie in a crock pot!

    1. Stephanie `Sandstone

      January 8, 2018 at 7:21 pm

      I love that name!

  24. heather Kaufman

    January 8, 2018 at 3:04 pm

    This is my favorite soup ever. Can’t wait to try this recipe!!

  25. Amber Ludwig

    January 8, 2018 at 9:02 pm

    Yummo!! This looks hearty and delicious!! I wonder if I can alter it to make it dairy free?! So perfect for the freezing temps we’ve been having!

  26. Antoinette M

    January 9, 2018 at 3:22 pm

    This looks delicious! I have to get an Instant Pot!

  27. Leela

    January 13, 2018 at 8:02 pm

    That looks comforting and delicious.

  28. Kelly McGrew

    January 17, 2018 at 10:12 am

    I have to think this would do well in a crock pot as well. Thanks!

  29. Janice Crespo

    January 17, 2018 at 1:11 pm

    This looks delicious! I pinned this for later! Thank you!

  30. Vikki Billings

    January 17, 2018 at 9:36 pm

    This looks so good, I would love to have this on a cold winter day! I am also hoping to get and instant pot, it looks so easy to use.

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