½cupcilantrorinsed, dried, finely chopped and loosely packed
Rinse the rice under cool water until the water runs clear. Set aside to air dry.
Sauté Rice: Set the Instant Pot to 'Sauté' and, using the 'Adjust' button, adjust the heat level to 'More'. Once the display reads 'Hot', add the oil to the pot and allow it to heat up. Add the rice to the pot and toss until it is fully coated in the oil. Cook, stirring occasionally, until some of the grains begin to brown, about 5 to 6 minutes.
Add Garlic: Add the minced garlic to the rice and cook for another minute to allow the garlic's flavor and aroma to be released.
Cancel Sauté: Cancel out of the Sauté function.
Add Water and Salt: Now add the water to the pot and sprinkle the salt over the rice. Give everything a quick stir.
3-Minute Cook Time: Close the Instant Pot, set the pressure release valve to 'Sealing', and set the pot to cook on 'Manual' or 'Pressure Cook', 'High Pressure' for 3 minutes.
10-Minute NPR: Once the 3-minute cooking time has completed, allow for a 10-minute natural pressure release. Release any remaining pressure once the 10-minute NPR has completed.
Fluff Rice: Once the remaining pressure has been released and the pin has dropped, open the Instant Pot and, using a fork, fluff the rice.
to addAfter Cooking
Prep Remaining Ingredients: Rinse, dry, and chop the cilantro. Squeeze 3 tablespoons of juice from the limes. Zest one lime until you have ⅛ teaspoon of lime zest.
Add Zest, Lime Juice, and Cilantro: Add the lime juice, lime zest, and cilantro to the pot and toss into the rice.