Are you on the hunt for a hearty and filling dinner recipe? Instant Pot Cajun Sausage and Rice Recipe is just what you’ve been looking for! This recipe is rich and flavorful with just the right hint of spices.
You’ll love the savory flavor pairings of:
- Diced Tomatoes
The ingredients are sautéed till soft, then pressure cooked in chicken stock and mixed with rice. Making it a one pot meal of absolute deliciousness!
Why You’ll Love Instant Pot Cajun Sausage and Rice Recipe
Seasoned with steak sauce and just a bit of hot pepper sauce, your tastebuds are treated to the tasty flavor notes of the spices without the full mouth-burning heat that some Cajun dishes have.
Because it’s cooked in the Instant Pot this dish is ready in under 30 minutes. Making it a quick and easy dinner to prepare even on those night when you think you’re too busy to cook a healthy meal.
And speaking of healthy, this meal is just that! Each serving is high in protein with 10.9 grams in each.
2 Tips for Making Instant Pot Cajun Sausage and Rice Recipe
If you’re looking for an even healthier option, you can use brown rice instead of white rice. Since brown rice is a whole grain it is higher in fiber and key nutrients.
Are you a fan of hot and spicy? Simply add more hot pepper sauce to meet your personal flavor preferences. This can easily be added to the whole pot while cooking or to individual servings before eating.
How to Make Instant Pot Cajun Sausage and Rice Recipe Step by Step
On sauté mode, add oil and then cook peppers and onion until slightly tender.
Add in sausage…
and diced tomatoes.
Add bay leaves, sugar, steak sauce and hot pepper sauce.
Add rice and chicken stock.
Set manual pressure for 5 minutes.
At the end of the pressure cycle, allow a natural release of pressure for 5 minutes and then a quick release of any remaining pressure.
Serve with additional peppers and/or cilantro or parsley.
More Recipes Like Instant Pot Cajun Sausage and Rice Recipe
Are you like me and love the ease of using the Instant Pot? Here’s a couple other Instant Pot Recipes for quick, delicious dinners the whole family will enjoy!
- Instant Pot Jambalaya Recipe (Creole Jambalaya)
- Instant Pot Swiss Steak Recipe
- Instant Pot Cube Steak & Mashed Potatoes
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 8 ounce Kielbasa sausage, cut into ¼ inch slices
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 medium pepper (green, red, yellow or a combination), diced
- 1 (14 ½ ounce) can diced tomatoes with liquid
- 1 cup chicken stock
- 1 tablespoon steak sauce
- 3 bay leaves
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- ½ teaspoon hot pepper sauce
- 1 cup uncooked long grain rice
InstructionsOn sauté mode, add oil and then cook peppers and onion until slightly tender. Add in sausage and remaining ingredients. Set manual pressure for 5 minutes. At the end of the pressure cycle, allow a natural release of pressure for 5 minutes and then a quick release of any remaining pressure. Serve with additional peppers and/or cilantro or parsley. Makes 4 servings.
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