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Brown rice on a gray background.

Pressure Cooker Brown Rice

  • Author: Jessie
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 3 cups cooked rice 1x


Learn how to make short grain brown rice in your pressure cooker/instant pot with this foolproof, simple recipe!


  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 2 1/4 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Rinse brown rice in a strainer thoroughly with water then add to pressure cooker.
  2. Add water and salt then stir, then lock lid and set to high pressure for 20 minutes.
  3. When time is up, let pressure naturally release for 10 minutes, then release all remaining pressure.


1 cup of uncooked brown rice equals 3 cups of cooked brown rice.

  • Prep Time: 0 mins
  • Cook Time: 45 mins