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Instant Pot Chinese Sausage & Chicken with Rice

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time18 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese
Keyword: best chinese sausage & chicken with rice recipe, clay pot chicken and rice (instant pot), clay pot chicken and rice recipe, instant pot chinese sausage & chicken with rice, pressure cook chinese sausage & chicken with rice, quick & easy chinese sausage & chicken with rice
Servings: 6


  • Pressure Cooker / Instant Pot


  • 2 cups white jasmine rice
  • 2 ¼ cups water
  • 6 dried shiitake mushrooms
  • 2 chinese sausages remove the casing


  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 tbsp ginger grated
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp shaoxing cooking wine or dry sherry
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tsp dark soy sauce
  • 3 garlic grated or minced


  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tsp granulated sugar


  • Soak the shiitake mushrooms in boiled water for 30 minutes (make sure to fully cover). Once complete; rinse, squeeze and clean the mushrooms at least 2-3 times. Cut/slice and remove the stems.
  • Slice the chicken thighs and place them in a bowl.
  • Add grated ginger, cornstarch, dark soy sauce, soy sauce, shaxoxing cooking wine, garlic, oyster sauce and mix until evenly coated. Marinate for 15 mintues.
  • Slice the sausages and set aside. Optional: Remove the casing of the chinese sausage.
  • Wash/clean and rinse the rice at least twice until the water runs clear.
  • Set to sauté high.
  • Add marinate chicken and cook for 3-5 minutes or until no longer pink.
  • Add sliced mushrooms, sausage and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Pour water into the cooker. Use a wooden spoon to (deglaze) scrape the bottom of the cooker.
  • Place rice on top of the chicken. Gently level the rice and do not stir. Watch the video for reference.
  • Place the lid on. Pressure cook on high for 8 minutes and natural release for 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile- in a small bowl, add all the sauce ingredients together (sesame oil, oyster sauce, sugar, soy sauce) and mix. Set aside until ready to use.
  • Follow the manufacture instructions for releasing the pressure. Remove lid.
  • Pour the sauce mixture over the cooked rice. Mix/stir the rice and chicken until evenly coated with the sauce.
  • Garnish with chopped green onions and fried shallots.

Serve and Enjoy!