Instant Pot Mexican Brown Rice

mexican rice with tomatoes in a white dish

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Instant Pot Brown Mexican Rice is the perfect side dish for all of your favorite Mexican recipes!



For garnish: chopped cilantro


  1. Select sauté on the pressure cooker and add oil.  When hot, add onion, sauté until soft, about 3-4 minutes.  
  2. Add rice, both cans of tomatoes, chicken broth, chili powder, cumin, and salt; stir.  
  3. Secure the lid and turn pressure release knob to a sealed position.  Cook at high pressure for 24 minutes.
  4. When cooking is complete, use a natural release, or if in a hurry, release pressure after it rests for at least 10 minutes. 
  5. Fluff the rice with a fork.  
  6. Garnish with cilantro.  Serve warm.


Keywords: Mexican Rice, instant Pot rice, Healthy Mexican food