Put the inner pot on the stovetop. For other Instant Pots, put the pot on Saute. Melt the butter. Saute the onion, celery, and red pepper until the onion is translucent. Add the garlic and saute for a few minutes.
1 tablespoon butter, 1 clove garlic, 1 onion, 1/4 cup celery, 1/2 cup sweet bell peppers
Drain the tomatoes into a measuring cup. Set the tomatoes aside.
1 10 ounce can diced tomatoes
Add enough hot water to the tomato juice to make up 1 1/2 cup of liquid.
1 1/2 cup water
Add the chicken base to the liquid, and stir to combine. Set aside.
1 1/2 teaspoon chicken base
Add the seasoning and the rice. Stir to coat the rice with spice and vegetables.
1 1/2 cup rice, 1 tablespoon spice mix
Add the tomatoes, liquid, and sausage.
4 Habanero Green Chili Sausages
Set the Instant Pot for Rice, White Rice, or 12 minutes on low. Use Natural Release for about 10 minutes, then quick release. Fluff and serve.
Serve with a dollop of sour cream for garnish.
1/4 cup sour cream
You can make it pescatarian with only fish, vegetarian with no meat, or vegan with no butter. The choice is up to you!