Instant Pot Curry Chicken Lentil Soup


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, peeled and diced
  • 2 medium carrots, diced
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup red lentils, rinsed and picked over
  • 1 lb chicken breast
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • sea salt and freshly-cracked black pepper to taste


  1. Press “Saute” function on Instant Pot. Add olive oil. Once heated add onion and saute for 5 minutes. Next add carrots and garlic. Saute for another minute.
  2. Then add chicken stock, lentils, chicken and spices. Change function to “Manual” and set for 10 minutes. Once finished, carefully remove the lid once pressure goes down.
  3. Remove chicken and shred, then place back into pot and stir.
  4. Salt and pepper to taste and serve to hungry family.