Instant Pot Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

Recipe by Sageca
READY IN: 35mins




  • 1. Start the instant pot in SAUTE mode and heat it. Add oil, onions and garlic. Stir and sauté for 2 minutes.
  • 2. Add chicken and mix with the onions. Spread them in the pot and let them sauté for 3 minutes.
  • 3. Add carrots, celery, orzo, salt, pepper and broth. Stir well. Press Cancel and close the lid with vent in sealing position.
  • 4. Set the instant pot on Pressure cook mode at high pressure for 6 minutes.
  • 5. When the instant pot beeps, quick release the pressure manually. Open lid and stir the soup. Remove bay leaf and rosemary sprig.
  • 6. Stir in spinach lemon juice until spinach is mixed in the soup. Press Sauté and let the soup come to a quick boil in about a minute; stir in the cream.
  • 7. Soup is ready to be served. Offer shredded Parmesan when serving this creamy lemony soup.
  • Notes.
  • If you are making this soup ahead; DO NOT add cream; do this only after you have reheated your soup and are ready to serve it.
  • Cooking time does not include the time needs to reheat and cool down the Instant Pot.