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Long Grain White Rice in the Instant Pot

This post is all about how to cook White Rice in the Instant Pot (or any other electric pressure cooker). You can use this simple trick to decrease the time it takes to make dinner or meal prep for the future. You’re going to love it!
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Course: Main Course, rice, sides
Cuisine: asian, rice, south american
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Pressure building: 10 minutes
Servings: 4 servings


  • Pressure Cooker


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup uncooked long grain white rice
  • 1 1/2 cup water


  • Drizzle the olive oil at the bottom of the pressure cooker. Add the rice, then the water.
  • Use the pressure cookers rice setting buttons to pressure cook for 10 minutes on low. If the rice setting on your pressure cooker does not allow for this setting, you may need to manually choose it.
  • Do a quick release immediately.


If you are cooking a type of rice other than Long Grain White Rice, see the chart in the post above for correct cooking time/pressure setting/and liquid requirements.
Recipe copyright The Foreign Fork. For educational or personal use only. 
Recipe was made using an 8 qt pot.
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