Learn how to get that perfectly cooked Ninja Foodi brown rice each and every time. Instant Pot brown rice that is fluffy, tender, and perfect to eat alone or dress up with your favorite ingredients.
Pressure cooker brown rice is so simple, and once you master the recipe as we did here, you never have to struggle with rice again. It really doesn't matter which pressure cooker you decide to use.
Once you learn how to make rice in the pressure cooker, you'll never go back. Spanish rice is another Instant Pot rice recipe that I love to make.
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Skip the rice cooker and make pressure cooker rice today! I share the proper brown rice to water ratio, tips, and set you up for success.
Simplify your weeknight meals or meal prep rice to pair with your main dish.
Why You Will Love This Ninja Foodi Brown Rice Recipe
- 2 ingredients are all it takes
- Makes a great side dish
- No-fuss recipe
Ingredients For Instant Pot Brown Rice
Brown Rice or brown basmati rice and water are all it takes to make this rice. This is a base recipe, but you can always add in fresh herbs and seasonings if you would like.
How Do You Make Instant Pot Brown Rice
Start by pouring the water into the Instant Pot, and then pour the brown rice in.
Gently stir the rice and then place the lid on the pressure cooker and make sure the valve is set to sealing. Do a manual cook for 15 minutes, with a 5 minute natural release of pressure.
You will then press off the remaining pressure and open the lid. Fluff the rice with a fork, and then serve up this perfectly cooked rice.
Ninja Foodi Brown Rice Storage
You can then take your rice and pair with dinner, use for meal prepping, etc. Store your rice in an airtight container for up to 4-5 days in the fridge.
If you go to reheat you can add a little water or broth in to reheat it, so it doesn't dry out.
Your brown rice can be frozen for 2-3 months. Just place in a freezer bag or container, and freeze. Then thaw in the fridge or reheat from frozen.
If you're in love with easy rice recipes, you'll also want to try this Ninja Foodi chicken and rice dish. And yes, you can also make Ninja Foodi white rice. This Crockpot Chicken and Rice is also good if you want to toss ingredients in a crockpot and go about your day.
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Ninja Foodi Brown Rice Recipe FAQs
Yes, you will find if you use the pressure cooker lid you will cook your rice the same as you would in the instapot.
Brown rice compared to white rice is a bit healthier as it contains more nutrients. You will find brown rice is a better alternative to white.
The brown rice to water ratio for pressure cooker brown rice is 1:1. 1 cup rice to 1 cup water, is the ratio I find that works great.
It is not recommended to eat brown rice every day, but it is good to incorporate it into your diet a few times a week at most. This gives you perfect rice!
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Let me know how you enjoy this brown rice instant pot recipe!