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How to Cook White Rice in the Instant Pot

If you love rice, you have to try and cook rice in the Instant Pot! It is softer, fluffier, and delicious!
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easy rice, instant pot rice, instant pot white rice
Servings: 4
Calories: 169kcal


  • Instant Pot


  • 1 cup rice
  • cup water (or broth for even more flavor)


  • Rinse rice under cold running water until the water runs clear. Put rice into the Instant Pot.
  • Then add in water (or broth).
  • Lock the lid and set the steam valve to its “sealing” position.
  • Select the RICE button, MANUAL button, or HIGH PRESSURE button and follow the cooking chart below.
  • Allow the pressure to release naturally for 9 to 10 minutes and then release any remaining pressure.
  • Fluff rice with a fork and serve.


COOKING TIMES: White & Basmati Rice: 4-8 minutes Brown Rice: 22-24 minutes Wild Rice: 25-30 minutes


Calories: 169kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 53mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg