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bowl of cooked white rice with chives on top

Instant Pot Coconut Rice


Description

This easy Instant Pot Coconut Rice recipe is delicious and versatile, with a delicate coconut flavor. Serve it with a spicy curry, sautéed vegetables, or your favorite main dish. This vegan side dish can be made in less than 30 minutes.


Ingredients

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  • 2 cups long-grain white rice, rinsed and drained in a fine-mesh colander
  • 1 13.5ounce can light coconut milk
  • 1 cup water

Instructions

  1. In the base of a 6-quart or 8-quart Instant Pot, combine the rinsed rice, coconut milk, and water. 
  2. Lock the lid on the pot and set the time to 6 minutes and high pressure. 
  3. When the cooking time is complete, let the pressure come down naturally for about 5 minutes. Then, use the carefully quick-release to release the remaining pressure.
  4. Remove the lid and use a serving spoon to stir and serve the rice.

Notes

  1. You can easily double this recipe.
  2. Store any leftovers in a tightly-sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. Or, you can freeze leftovers for up to 2 months. Defrost and reheat before serving.
  3. If you choose to use brown rice, you’ll need to increase the cook time to 22 minutes.
  • Category: Side dish
  • Method: Instant Pot pressure cooker
  • Cuisine: Asian

Keywords: pressure cooker coconut rice, instant pot white rice with coconut milk