InstantPot Mexican Brown Rice

4 servings
30 min

Call me crazy, but I willingly enjoy brown rice. I genuinely believe one of the reasons why brown rice gets a negative reputation is because it takes a liiiitle more time than white rice, to cook. Now, my friends, what better way to fix that problem than to pull out your InstantPot, and make this InstantPot Mexican brown rice.

This rice makes the perfect base for burrito bowls and an even better stuffing for a classic burrito (yes carbs in carbs, there is nothing better than that). So I say, embrace the rice – it’s brown rice after all! For Taco Tuesday, pull out this InstantPot Mexican brown rice, and spice it up!

Ingredients You Will Need:

  • Brown Rice
  • Tomato Passata
  • Chicken Bouillon
  • Garlic Powder
  • Your favourite hot sauce – I used this one
  • Onion powder

Equipment You Will Need:

The finished product makes the perfect burrito bowl!

This is why you need to rinse your rice - You need to get rid of all this starch. Rinse your rice until the water is relatively clear.

Fluff your rice with a fork when it's done cooking in the InstantPot

InstantPot Mexican Brown Rice
Recipe details
  • 4  servings
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes Cook time: 25 Minutes Total time: 30 min
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  • 1 cup Brown rice
  • 1 1/2 cups Water
  • 1/4 cup Tomato passata
  • 1 tbsp Chicken bouillon base
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp Onion powder
  • 2 tsp Habanero hot sauce

Rinse the rice: Rinse the rice until the water runs clear. Do not skip this step!
InstantPot: In your InstantPot, add the rice, water, and all remaining ingredients. Combine well. Seal, and cook on HI pressure for 25 minutes.
Release: Let the InstantPot natural release for 5 minutes, then quick release. Fluff with a fork, and enjoy!
  • 0 WW Purple Points
  • This can be made on your stovetop – use the same recipe but the cook time will be slightly longer.
Sunena | The Sassy Foodie
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