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Instant Pot Jasmine Rice


This Instant pot Jasmine rice makes fluffy and tender rice. Jasmine rice is aromatic long-grain rice often used in Asian dishes. The cooked Jasmine rice works in many dishes and is excellent to make ahead as part of the meal prep and use during the following week.

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Recipe Features

  • The Jasmine rice works excellent as a substitute for white rice in many rceipes.
  • The fail-proof method of making basmati rice in an instant pot is practically hands of and works every time.
  • It’s fast and easy and takes under 30 minutes, resulting in perfect jasmine rice every time.

Key Ingredients

white bowl filled with rice and purple package labeled Jasmine rice

  • Jasmine rice.
  • Water or broth.
  • Aromatics: salt, spices.
  • How to Make Jasmine Rice in the instant pot

    Step 1. Measure the rice correctly.

    white counter with measuring cup with rice

    Step 2. Rinse the rice in the fine mesh strainer till water runs clear and no longer white and milky. It might help to massage rice slightly with your hands to speed up the process. Shake well to remove the excess water.

    mesh strainer with washed white rice

    Step 3. Place jasmine rice in the instant pot, add broth or water, add salt, stir once. Seal the lid, make sure the valve is turned to a seal position. Set the setting to high pressure for 4 minutes. It will take about 10 minutes for pressure to build, allow to release naturally for 10 minutes. Release the remaining pressure.

    instant pot with setting high pressure for 4 minutes

    Step 4. Open the pot, fluff with the fork.

    instant pot filled with cooked rice

    Step 5. Add butter and fresh herbs if desired and serve. 

    white quartz counter with black plate filled with white rice

    Tips For Success

    • Measure the rice and liquids right to make sure the ratio works. 1 to 1 ratio helps to avoid mushy rice. One cup of dry rice, 3 cups of cooked rice, two cups of dry rice make 6 cups of cooked rice.
    • Always rinse rice; this way, you remove starch and avoid foamy rice in the Instant pot later.
    • When sealing the pot, make sure the valve is turned to the seal position.
    • Don’t overcook the rice; avoid letting it sit in the instant pot longer.
    • If you are doubling the recipe, the cooking time and technique will stay the same.
    • The rice is naturally bright white but will change color if you add seasoning and broth.
    • Store in the airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days

    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

    What does jasmine rice taste like?

    The jasmine rice is aromatic rice. It has a slightly nutty texture and warm “popcorn-like” aroma compared to regular white rice.

    Can I substitute jasmine rice for white rice?

    Yes, the Jasmine rice works great as a substitute for white rice.

    How to make jasmine rice more flavorful?

    Add your favorite spices to make it more flavorful and colorful: powdered turmeric, curry spice, Italian seasoning, powdered garlic, coconut milk, broth or vegetable stock, fresh dill, or cilantro.

    How to use cooked Jasmine rice?

    Use cooked jasmine rice as a side dish, stir-fries, add to tuna salad, use it in soups.

    black plate with cooked white rice

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    Instant Pot Jasmine Rice

    Natalia-Flavorful Home
    This Instant pot Jasmine rice makes fluffy and tender rice. The cooked rice works in many dishes and is excellent to make ahead as part of the meal prep and use during the following week.
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    Prep Time 5 mins
    Total Time 20 mins
    Course Side Dish
    Cuisine American
    Servings 6
    Calories 246 kcal

    Equipment

    • 10-quart Instant Pot

    Ingredients
      

    • 2 cups Jasmine rice
    • 2 cups chicken broth or water
    • 1/4 tsp sea salt
    • 1 tbs butter olive oil or coconut oil

    Instructions
     

    • Measure the rice correctly. Rinse the rice in the fine mesh strainer till water runs clear and no longer white and milky. It might help to massage rice slightly with your hands to speed up the process. Shake well to remove the excess water.
    • Place jasmine rice in the instant pot, add broth or water, add salt, stir once. Seal the lid, make sure the valve is turned to a seal position. Set the setting to high pressure for 4 minutes. It will take about 10 minutes for pressure to build, allow to release naturally for 10 minutes. Release the remaining pressure, turn the Instant pot off.
    • Open the pot, fluff with the fork. Add butter and fresh herbs if desired and serve. 

    Notes

    Measure the rice and liquids right to make sure the ratio works. 1 to 1 ratio helps to avoid mushy rice. One cup of dry rice, 3 cups of cooked rice, two cups of dry rice make 6 cups of cooked rice.
    Always rinse rice; this way, you remove starch and avoid foamy rice in the Instant pot later.
    When sealing the pot, make sure the valve is turned to the seal position.
    Don’t overcook the rice; avoid letting it sit in the instant pot longer.
    If you are doubling the recipe, the cooking time and technique will stay the same.
    The rice is naturally bright white but will change color if you add seasoning and broth.
    Store in the airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days

    Nutrition

    Calories: 246kcalCarbohydrates: 50gProtein: 5gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 403mgPotassium: 134mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 60IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 23mgIron: 1mg
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    Natalia | Flavorful home
    Natalia is a recipe developer, food photographer, and home cook. She started Flavorful Home to document easy real food recipes perfect for busy families. She loves creating flavorful and nutritious meals while keeping the cooking process simple and joyful!

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