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Instant Pot Spanish Rice recipe takes just minutes and makes the perfect side dish for enchiladas, tacos and much more. The flavor is amazing and the rice is freezer friendly.
Instant Pot Spanish Rice recipe
I finally have a delicious Spanish Rice Pressure cooker recipe to share with you today!
However, you can get it done in less work and in less time because we are using an electric pressure cooker! This literally takes minutes and your entire family will love this flavor packed Spanish rice.
Also, Check out our other Mexican Side dishes for more easy ideas.
You will need a pressure cooker to make instant pot spanish rice.
You can find the Instant pot on sale here. It’s really changed dinner time around here.
If you have been putting off trying an instant pot, I highly recommend going ahead and biting the bullet. I love using the pressure cooker when I don’t have much time.
It is perfect for frozen food or meals that normally take a while. You can toss everything in and have dinner ready in no time at all.
Those days when you forget to take something out of the freezer or wait until the last minute for dinner, the instant pot is your saving grace.
I am not exaggerating when I say it truly has changed meal time around here. We love ours and it makes soup recipes even easier.
You can also these Instant Pot Accessories to make pressure cooking a breeze. We just love to pressure cook and I am certain you will too.
Instant pot Spanish rice ingredients:
- White Rice
- Garlic Salt
How to make Instant Pot Spanish Rice Recipe:
First, place the rice in the pressure cooker. Next, pour in the water and salsa.
Add in seasonings. Stir to combine all the ingredients.
Add lid to pressure cooker and make sure the valve is set to sealing.
Press the manual button and then cook on high pressure for 3 minutes.
How long does rice take in the instant pot?
Allow it to cook.
All the pressure cooker to release the pressure naturally (20-22 minutes).
Remove lid. Fluff with a fork and enjoy!
It is that easy to make Spanish rice Instant pot recipe!
Next time your family is having their favorite Mexican food, make sure you make this super simple pressure cooker Spanish rice recipe.
We have even added tomato sauce and diced tomatoes with the salsa when we didn’t have quite enough. You can’t go wrong with this easy recipe.
What to serve with pressure cooker Spanish rice?
It is also great served with Easy Baked Enchilada Chicken. So good!
It is so simple to freeze instant pot Spanish rice!
You definitely want to make a big batch of this rice and freeze it. It is so handy having this in the freezer for an easy side dish.
You can also freeze this Spanish rice in cupcake pans. Just place in each individual cup and freeze.
Once frozen, pop them out and place in a freezer bag. You now have individual servings ready to reheat.
No need to buy those overpriced rice bowls at the store! Here is the silicone cupcake pans that I use.
They are really easy to pop out once frozen. So handy!
Print this easy Spanish rice pressure cooker recipe below:
Easy Spanish Rice Pressure Cooker Recipe
- Place the rice in the pressure cooker.
- Pour in water and salsa on top.
- Add in the seasonings and then mix to combine all the ingredients.
- Add lid to pressure cooker and make sure the valve is set to sealing.
- Press the manual button and cook on high pressure for 3 minutes.
- Allow it to cook.
- After the cook time, allow the pressure to release naturally (20-22 minutes) from the pressure cooker.
- Remove lid. Fluff with a fork and enjoy!
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Try these other easy rice recipes:
- Dirty Rice Recipe
- Easy Spanish Rice Recipe
- Delicious Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe
- Crock Pot Rice Recipe
- Cauiflower Rice
- Easy Cheesy Cauliflower Rice Recipe
- Crockpot Spanish Rice
Try these other Mexican food recipes:
- Easy Chicken Enchilada Soup Recipe
- Mexican Fried Rice
- Easy Chicken Enchilada Casserole
- Crockpot Taco Rice Soup
- Oven Baked Tacos