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Instant Pot Brown Rice Recipe

This effortless method yields fluffy and tender brown rice. Pressure cooked Instant Pot brown rice comes out perfect every time!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Release Time10 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 246kcal



  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter or coconut oil
  • 2 cup brown rice
  • 1/4 tsp kosher sea salt optional
  • 2 1/4 cup water


  • Rinse rice under cold water for 2 minutes. 
  • Turn Instant Pot onto SAUTE, add butter. Once the butter has melted, add rice and cook for 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds or so. Add salt and water.
  • Place lid on and lock. Turn on MANUAL mode with high pressure selected for 23 minutes. Once cooked, allow for the pressure to release naturally, this usually takes 7-10 minutes. Remove the lid and stir.


- Salt is optional but recommended.
-You can cook this in low-sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth.


Serving: 6serving | Calories: 246kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 104mg | Potassium: 170mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 59IU | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg