Instant Pot Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup Recipe Learn like a Chef 

This bright lemon and fresh herb meal has loads of vegetables and delicious shredded chicken. This orzo-based dinner is filling. Use your Instant Pot for this quick recipe.  

– 2 tablespoon olive oil – 1 large onion – 2 large carrots  – 2 stalks celery – 1 teaspoon salt  – 1 teaspoon pepper  – 4 cups chicken broth  – 1 lemon – 1 pound chicken breast – ¾ cup orzo – ½ cup frozen pea – ¼ cup fresh dill  – 2 tablespoon fresh parsley – 1 lemon

Ingredient

1

Set your Instant Pot to sauté. Add olive oil and heat. Sauté onion, carrots, and celery for 3 minutes until very tender and transparent.  

2

Add salt and pepper and stir. Put chicken broth in. Add lemon halves, chicken breasts, and 4 cups water.  

3

Set the Instant Pot to Soup and set the timer to 7 minutes. Wait 10 minutes for the natural release cycle after the Instant Pot cycle.   

4

If you need to release quickly, follow the manufacturer's instructions. Unlock and remove the instant pot lid carefully.  

5

Remove chicken breasts from broth and shred with two forks. Add orzo to the broth and sauté again in the Instant Pot.  

6

Continue cooking uncovered for 6 minutes until noodles are done. Press the cancel button to turn off the Instant Pot.  

7

Return the shredded chicken to the Instant Pot, add the frozen peas and dill, and season to taste. Sprinkle parsley and serve with lemon wedges.  

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