Instant Pot Rice

After weeks of experimenting I got it right. Here is your fail-proof guide for Instant Pot Rice. Instant Pot white rice, Instant Pot brown rice, instant pot wild rice, and many more, basically an encyclopedia about cooking rice in an instant pot.

Course Side, Side Dish
Cuisine International
Keyword Instant Pot Rice
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 168 kcal


  • 1 cup rice (basmati white, jasmin white, basmati brown, short-grain brown, red, black, wild, wild blend, sushi)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt


  1. Add all ingredients into the Instant Pot. You can double, triple or quadruple all ingredients in same amounts.

  2. Make sure sealing ring is placed properly in lid, add lid, turn shut and turn knob to sealing position.

  3. Cook on high pressure for amount of minutes instructed in the blog post above depending on type of rice. 

  4. Natural Pressure Release until pin drops (max. 18 minutes).

  5. Remove all rice from pot immediately to stop from cooking. If needing to keep warm, leave rice in pot after natural pressure release without opening the lid so avoid steam being released and drying out the rice.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 168
% Daily Value*
Sodium 296mg13%
Potassium 53mg2%
Carbohydrates 36g12%
Protein 3g6%
Calcium 13mg1%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.