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Instant Pot Long Grain Rice Recipe

Written by: Lucas Johnson

Whipping up my instant pot long grain rice is a breeze. Rinse, pop it in the pot with water and salt, then let it cook. Fluffy, perfect rice every time!

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Every grain counts in this instant pot long grain rice recipe! Trust me, once you've made rice this way, you'll never go back. Simple ingredients - long grain rice, water, and a pinch of salt, transformed in the hands of your instant pot into something so fluffy and delicious. Let's dive straight in, shall we?

Ingredients for Delicious Long Grain Rice in the Instant Pot

  • Long grain rice: Essential base for the dish, cooks up fluffy and separate, perfect for absorbing flavors and creating a satisfying texture.

Essential Tools for Cooking Rice in Your Instant Pot

  • Instant Pot: Essential for pressure cooking the rice quickly and efficiently.
  • Measuring cup: Ensures the correct ratio of rice to water for perfect cooking results.
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Instant Pot Long Grain Rice Recipe

This Instant Pot Long Grain Rice Recipe is a quick and easy way to make perfectly cooked rice every time. With just a few simple ingredients and minimal preparation, you can have fluffy, delicious rice ready in under 20 minutes.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 17 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Asian
Servings 4 people
Calories 200 kcal

Equipment

  • Instant Pot

Ingredients
  

Ingredients

  • 1 cup long grain rice
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • to taste Salt

Instructions
 

  • Rinse the rice under cold water until the water runs clear.
  • Add the rice, water, and salt to the Instant Pot.
  • Close the lid, set the valve to sealing, and cook on high pressure for 12 minutes.
  • Allow natural pressure release for 10 minutes, then do a quick release.
  • Fluff the rice with a fork and serve.

Notes

Ensure to rinse the rice thoroughly to remove excess starch for fluffier rice.

Nutrition

Calories: 200kcalCarbohydrates: 45gProtein: 4gPotassium: 100mgFiber: 1gCalcium: 20mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Instant Pot, Long Grain Rice, Rice
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Tips for Making Long Grain Rice Ahead of Time

Make Ahead Instructions

  • Cook the rice as directed in the recipe.
  • Allow the rice to cool completely.
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Freezing Instructions

  • Cook the rice as directed in the recipe.
  • Allow the rice to cool completely.
  • Place in a freezer-safe container or bag, removing any excess air.
  • Freeze for up to 3 months.
  • Thaw in the refrigerator before reheating.

Cooking the rice with a small piece of kombu seaweed can add a subtle umami flavor to the dish.

Common Questions About Cooking Long Grain Rice in the Instant Pot

FAQ:
Can I use a different type of rice for this recipe?
Yes, you can use other types of rice, but the cooking time and water ratio may vary.
How can I prevent the rice from sticking to the bottom of the instant pot?
Make sure to rinse the rice well before cooking and avoid stirring the rice during the cooking process.
Can I double the recipe in the instant pot?
Yes, you can double the recipe, but do not fill the instant pot more than halfway full when cooking rice.
How long can I store the cooked rice?
You can store the cooked rice in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4-6 days.
Can I freeze the cooked rice?
Yes, you can freeze the cooked rice in a freezer-safe container for up to 3 months.

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