Instant Pot Rice
Instant Pot Rice is a quick and easy side dish. It requires no tinkering, stirring, peeking, and works with any variety of rice. Best part? It's done in your Instant Pot! No fail, fool-proof recipe!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time20 mins
- 2 cups white rice such as jasmine or basmati
- 2 cups water
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1/2 tsp salt or to taste
Rinse the rice under cold running water until the water runs clear.
Add the rice, water, olive oil and salt to your instant pot. Lock the lid and set the steam valve to "sealing" position.
Press the "rice" button or set on manual for 5 minutes.
Once the Instant Pot cycle is complete, wait until the natural release cycle is complete, should take about 10 minutes. Remove the lid, fluff the rice with a fork and serve.
- Be sure to store the rice as soon as it’s cooled as rice is a breeding ground for bacteria. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for 3 – 4 days.
- If freezing store the rice in a freezer bag with the air pressed out. Thaw overnight in the fridge and fluff the rice before reheating. The rice will last up to 3 months in the freezer.
Calories: 184kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 151mg | Potassium: 53mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg