instant pot mexican rice
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Pressure Cooker Mexican Rice

Pressure cooker Mexican rice is a great side dish made in your Instant Pot, Crockpot Express or Ninja Foodi. Tender Spanish rice everyone will love.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: brown rice, instant pot, mealthy, mexican, ninja foodi, pressure cooker, side dish, spanish
Servings: 6
Calories: 247kcal
Author: The Typical Mom



  • Add all ingredients other than your onions and rice and stir. Add onions and stir. Then sprinkle uncooked rice on the top and gently submerge into the liquid. Do not stir or you may receive the burn message.

  • Close the pressure cooker lid and set the valve to sealing, then select the pressure cook setting to high for 7 minutes.
  • Allow to naturally release steam for 10 minutes when done, then release pressure valve and lift lid.
  • Use a fork to fluff rice, stir and serve. Turn pot off. Best if served immediately.


Serving: 3oz | Calories: 247kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 735mg | Potassium: 296mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 175IU | Vitamin C: 9.7mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1.1mg