Instant Pot Rice has become a staple in my home and for my blog. White Rice is probably my favorites to cook. If you have been reading for a while, you know I have quite a few recipes that include Instant Pot White Rice, I love dishes with chicken and rice, like my Instant Pot Soy Honey Sesame Chicken. Even cooking on the stove top sometimes becomes problematic, when cooking rice. It either comes out not completely done or even too done or mushy.
No Rinse Instant Pot Rice
I never rinse my Instant Pot Rice. I was brought up in a house where rice was a side dish for breakfast, lunch and even dinner. We never rinsed, and this didn’t change when I got my Instant Pot, and it still turns out perfect every single time.
It is a belief to some that not rinsing your rice causes it to come out gummy, but I have never had that problem. My belief is that Instant Pot White Rice will get gummy if you allow it to sit too long with the lid still on (under pressure and steam). I always quick release my rice and remove it from the pot right away.
Instant Pot Rice
Pressure cooker rice is so easy, even the kids can do it. Especially if you follow my recipe for No Rinse Instant Pot Rice. Rice can be extremely filling and is one thing that I can always get my picky eater to eat.
Some fun facts about rice.
As the oldest food known that is still consumed today, rice can be dated back to 5000 B.C.
April 19th is National Rice Ball Day.
September is National Rice Month.
90% of the worlds rice is produced and consumed in Asia