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Instant Pot® Mexican Rice

Rated as 4.41 out of 5 Stars
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"This Instant Pot® rice is a wonderful side dish for any Mexican meal."
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Ingredients

35 m servings 225
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot(R)); select Saute function and adjust to medium. Cover the bottom of the pot with avocado oil. Cook and stir onion until soft, 4 to 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  2. Add rice to the pot and mix until coated with oil and lightly browned. Pour in chicken stock; stir any browned bits off the bottom of the pot. Mix in tomato sauce, salt, cumin, and cayenne pepper. Close and lock the lid. Seal the vent and select high pressure function. Set timer for 7 minutes; allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.
  3. Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid. Stir rice before serving.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 225 calories; 4.1 41.1 5.2 2 788 Full nutrition

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I’ve made this recipe at least 10-15 times since May with success! Truly delicious go to for us. My husband even says it is one of the best Mex. Rice I’ve ever made and I agree…full of more flav...

Most helpful critical review

I think the instructions are unclear. Mine also came out with the burn message. I was able to salvage it and put it on the stove. I mixed in the tomato sauce when I was making it. According ...

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I’ve made this recipe at least 10-15 times since May with success! Truly delicious go to for us. My husband even says it is one of the best Mex. Rice I’ve ever made and I agree…full of more flav...

This is the best Mexican rice recipe I've tried so far...outstanding! I should note, however, that I didn't have the chicken stock on hand. Instead, I replaced the 1 1/2 Cups of chicken broth wi...

I am the submitter of this recipe and would like to address the issue that Adela had with the recipe. The "Burn" warning seems to be prevalent to the newer models and there are several possible ...

I think the instructions are unclear. Mine also came out with the burn message. I was able to salvage it and put it on the stove. I mixed in the tomato sauce when I was making it. According ...

This was perfect! The kids raved about this and asked for seconds. I did double it so we would have leftovers. It's a really mild flavor which is appealing since it didn't overpower what I se...

I made this recipe according to the instructions the first time around. The base recipe was decent, but it was too wet and didn't have as much flavor as I hoped. My grandmother is from mexico a...

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I was so excited to try out this recipe. I followed it to a T in my 6 quart instant pot. A few minutes after I closed the lid, the message “burn“ showed up on my instant pot. #EpicFail

Awesome recipe - simple - and the whole family loved it. I didn't have avocado oil, so I used my standard no flavor coconut oil. The only other change I made was doubling the recipe.