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Instant Pot Brown Rice

Such an easy way to make brown rice using your instant pot / pressure cooker!
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  • 5 cups brown rice
  • 6 cups water


  • Pour the rice and water into the pressure cooker pot.  Stir to combine.
  • Place lid on pressure cooker and make sure that it is sealed properly.
  • If your instant pot has a rice setting use that for 15 minutes, or use manual for 15 minutes.
  • Once the pressure cooker has gain pressure and cooked for 15 minutes, let the pressure cooker naturally release for 15 minutes (meaning just let it sit).
  • Release the remaining pressure by relieving the value with the end of a wooden spoon.  
  • Open the lid with an oven mitt.  Use a fork to fluffy the brown rice.
  • Serve immediately or let it cool 20-30 minutes before storing.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Chinese
Keyword: rice