Instant Pot Mexican Rice
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15 Minute Instant Pot Mexican Rice

15 Minute Instant Pot Mexican Rice Recipe is super easy and comes together in no time. It makes for the perfect side dish for any Mexican meal!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time14 mins
Total Time24 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: 15 Minute Instant Pot Mexican Rice
Servings: 8
Calories: 220kcal
Author: Amy


  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 2 c Long Grain Rice
  • 1 ½ c Chicken Stock or Water
  • 8 oz Tomato Sauce
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp salt


  • Set the Instant Pot to Saute setting.
  • Saute butter and dry rice together for 4 minutes.
  • Stir chicken stock, tomato sauce, cumin, chili powder, garlic powder and onion powder into the rice.
  • Lock the lid in place, set to manual and push the time down to 10 minutes.
  • Make sure the steam valve is set to sealed.
  • Once the time is up, push the steam valve open and let all the steam release.
  • Fluff the rice with a fork and serve.



Calories: 220kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 392mg | Potassium: 205mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 310IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg