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Instant Pot Jasmine Rice Recipe: Perfect Fluffy Grains

Written by: Emily Smith

This instant pot jasmine rice recipe is my go-to for a quick, fluffy side dish. Just rinse, cook, and fluff - you'll have perfect rice in less than 20 minutes!

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Ever struggle with perfect jasmine rice? I did too, until I discovered this genius Instant Pot method. No more mushy or undercooked grains—just beautifully fluffy rice. You've got to taste it to believe it. Trust me, this will change your rice cooking game forever. Ready to give it a try? Let's get cooking!

Ingredients for Jasmine Rice in the Instant Pot

  • Jasmine rice: Fragrant and delicate, jasmine rice adds a floral aroma and subtle flavor, perfect for Asian-inspired dishes.
  • Water: Essential for cooking the rice, water helps to hydrate the grains and create a fluffy texture when cooked.

Essential Tools for Making This Recipe

  • Instant Pot: Essential for pressure cooking the jasmine rice quickly and efficiently.
  • Measuring cup: Needed to accurately measure the jasmine rice and water for perfect rice-to-water ratio.
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Instant Pot Jasmine Rice Recipe: Perfect Fluffy Grains

This Instant Pot Jasmine Rice recipe ensures perfect fluffy grains every time. Quick and easy, it's a great side dish for any meal.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 4 mins
Natural Pressure Release Time 10 mins
Total Time 9 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Asian
Servings 4 people
Calories 218 kcal

Equipment

  • Instant Pot

Ingredients
  

Main Ingredients

  • 2 cups jasmine rice
  • 2 cups water

Instructions
 

  • Rinse the jasmine rice under cold water until the water runs clear.
  • Add the rinsed rice and water to the Instant Pot.
  • Close the lid, set the valve to sealing, and cook on high pressure for 4 minutes.
  • Allow natural pressure release for 10 minutes, then do a quick pressure release.
  • Fluff the rice with a fork and serve.

Notes

For best results, make sure to rinse the rice thoroughly to remove excess starch.

Nutrition

Calories: 218kcalCarbohydrates: 48gProtein: 4gCalcium: 10mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Instant Pot, Jasmine Rice, Rice
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Can You Make Jasmine Rice Ahead of Time or Freeze It?

Make Ahead Instructions

  • Cook the jasmine rice as directed in the recipe.
  • Allow the rice to cool completely.
  • Transfer the rice to an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.

Freezing Instructions

  • Cook the jasmine rice as directed in the recipe.
  • Allow the rice to cool completely.
  • Place the rice in a freezer-safe container or bag.
  • Label the container with the date and store in the freezer for up to 3 months.

Jasmine rice is often used in Asian cuisine and is known for its fragrant aroma and slightly sticky texture when cooked.

Common Questions About Cooking Jasmine Rice in the Instant Pot

FAQ:
Can I use a different type of rice for this recipe?
Jasmine rice works best for this recipe due to its fragrance and texture, but you can try other types of rice with adjustments to the cooking time and liquid ratio.
Can I double the recipe in the instant pot?
Yes, you can double the recipe by keeping the same rice-to-water ratio and cooking time. Ensure not to fill the instant pot past its maximum capacity.
How can I prevent the rice from sticking to the bottom of the instant pot?
To prevent sticking, make sure to rinse the rice thoroughly before cooking and avoid stirring the rice during the cooking process.
Can I add seasonings or flavors to the rice?
Yes, you can add seasonings like salt, butter, or herbs before cooking the rice to enhance its flavor.
How should I store any leftover rice?
Store any leftover rice in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days. Reheat it in the microwave with a bit of water to retain its moisture.

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