Perfect Instant Pot Brown Rice Recipe

By | March 5, 2022

If you’re looking for Instant Pot Brown Rice Recipe, I think you’ve come to the right place. The advantage of this cooking method is that you will not need to soak brown rice overnight, and brown rice cooking time is shortened compared to cooking brown rice on the stove.

1. Instant Pot Brown Rice Recipe


  • 1 cup of Brown Rice
  • 1 1/4 cup of water or broth
  • An instant pot, a mesh strainer, a spoon & a fork


Step 1: Put a cup of brown rice on the mesh strainer and rinse under running tap water for about 30-35 seconds.

Step 2: Transfer the rinsed rice into the instant pot. Add filtered water and mix it up so that the rice is submerged in the water (the ratio 1 cup of brown rice: 1 1/4 cups of water). Make sure there is no rice left sticking to the sides of the pot.

Close the lid and switch the valve to the sealing position. Set the timer to 15 minutes on manual. Let it cook. Next, allow the instant pot to release the pressure naturally for 5 minutes.

Step 3: Now, turn the valve to venting (helps release the remaining pressure quickly). Once the pin drops, you may uncover the lid. Finally, fluff up the well-cooked brown rice with a fork and serve.

Now, you know how to cook brown rice in an instant pot; you only need to follow the instructions in our article, you will have a delicious bowl of brown rice. Good luck!

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