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Instant Pot Brown Rice

The perfect side dish for countless meals, this Instant Pot Brown Rice will become your new favorite. 
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword instant pot
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
pressure release time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 181kcal
Author Michelle


  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp cooking oil
  • 1 pinch salt


  • Rinse rice under cold running water until the water runs clear.
  • Add oil to the Instant Pot along with the rinsed rice (still damp), water and salt.
  • Lock the lid and set the steam valve to its “sealing” position. Select the “PRESSURE COOK” button set for 23 minutes. Allow the pressure to release naturally for 10 minutes and then release any remaining pressure.
  • Fluff rice with a fork and serve.


5 SmartPoints per serving on WW FreeStyle Plan 
1 cup cooked per serving


Calories: 181kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 14mg | Potassium: 127mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 0g | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 0.9mg