How to make perfect parboiled rice in an Instant Pot (pressure cooker recipe)
How to make Parboiled Rice in an Instant Pot
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: Rice
  • 4 cups parboiled rice
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • pinch of salt
  1. Removing the lining from your electric pressure cooker (Instant Pot). With the rice measuring cup, measure out 4 cups of parboiled rice into the liner.
  2. Next fill the liner with water and swish the rice around to help loosen any starch.
  3. Drain and repeat the process several times to rinse off all of the starch from the rice until the water is no longer cloudy.
  4. Drain a final time and return the rice to the pot liner.
  5. Next, measure 4 cups of water and add to the rinsed rice in the pot.
  6. Give a slight stir, then add 2 tbsp of unsalted butter and a pinch of salt.
  7. Place the liner back into the instant pot or electric pressure cooker. Lock the lid and set the valve to sealing.
  8. Then, on your Instant Pot press the white rice pre-set button TWICE.
  9. Once cooking has completed, use the quick release valve to release the pressure. Once all pressure is released, remove the lid and fluff the rice with a fork.