Easy Greek Chicken & Orzo Salad: Make This Simple Mediterranean Meal in Your Pressure Cooker or Instant Pot® by Shauna Flury

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Easy Greek Chicken & Orzo Salad: Make This Simple Mediterranean Meal in Your Pressure Cooker or Instant Pot®

This delicious Greek chicken and orzo pasta salad recipe is made in your electric pressure cooker (aka Instant Pot®). It's light, fresh, fast and kid approved. Cook times are approximate. Adjust up and down depending on your elevation. Customize your salad by adding chopped tomatoes, red pepper or cucumber. So easy and so savory. 

Cuisine: Greek/Mediterranean
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 to 6


  • 4 boneless chicken thighs
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 can green and/or black olives
  • 2 bunches green onions, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups orzo
  • Greek seasoning, turmeric and sea salt to taste

Here's how to make it:

  1. Lightly brown the chicken on the saute setting of your pressure cooker.
  2. Add the chicken broth, green onions and olives. Season with a healthy amount of Greek seasoning and sprinkle with turmeric and a dash of sea salt. 
  3. Cook on high pressure for 7 minutes then quick release. 
  4. Add the orzo and cook on low pressure for 4 minutes. Let it sit for 3 minutes then quick release. Stir and enjoy! 

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Donna John
Yum! Love orzo. Think I have everything to make this and need to try another recipe in Candy Stephens 's Instant Pot. :)
Dr. Alicia Pereslucha
Oh my goodness, this is the next recipe I'm going to try!
Donna John
Such an easy and delicious recipe! Shauna Flury
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
This looks amazing. Thank you for sharing this easy, delicious recipe, Shauna Flury !

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