instant pot brown rice
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5 from 4 votes

Instant Pot Brown Rice

Instant Pot Brown Rice is a healthy and delicious side that is easy to make and will be ready in about 30 minutes.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time22 mins
NPR10 mins
Total Time34 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Healthy
Category: Rice
Cooking Method: Instant Pot
Difficulty: Super Easy
Development Status: Finished
Servings: 8
Calories: 172kcal
Author: Valerie Cooper


  • 2 cups brown rice long grain, rinsed
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tsp kosher salt or to taste


  • Rinse the brown rice in a fine mesh strainer for a minute or so, to remove any dirt or debris.
  • Place rice, water and salt in Instant Pot.
  • Close the pot and set the knob to "Sealing".
  • Cook on Manual High Pressure or Pressure Cook for 22 min.
  • Once the cooking time is complete, allow for a 10 minute Natural Pressure Release and then release the remaining pressure.
  • Once the pin has dropped, open the pot and fluff the rice with a fork.
  • Enjoy!


For more information on brown rice, see The World's Healthiest Foods.


Calories: 172kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 296mg | Potassium: 127mg | Fiber: 2g | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 0.9mg