If you’re looking for a new go-to recipe—Instant Pot Sushi Rice recipe can be made in about twenty minutes.

With delicious seasoning, instant pot makes sushi rice perfect to making the small balls of and serve it at parties and special events.

Sushi rice is one of the Japanese homestyle dish – meaning the “medley” of ingredients used to flavor the rice varies greatly from one household to the next.

What is sushi rice?

Sushi rice: short-grain rice with smooth glassy grains. When cooked the rice is sticky. Sushi is the preparation of cooked rice seasoned with rice vinegar and sugar.The rice shape into ovals and topped with raw fish, wrapped in nori, or prepared in a wide variety of preparations.

Short-grain rice: refers to rice varieties with almost round grains that are soft and cling together when cooked. Sushi rice considers as short-grain rice. The term can be confusing because in Italy and Spain, the kinds of rice used for risotto and paella called short-grain although they are technically medium-grain. Also used in soups and puddings.

Why instant pot sushi rice?

 

The first reason for using instant pot to cook rice is it an amazing tool to save time and cooking delicious meals that otherwise would take hours to make.

To make the rice cooking interesting and fun, I always recommend to use the instant pot.

 

What do you need to make sushi rice?

 

HOW TO COOK Instant Pot SUSHI RICE?

  • In a mesh strainer, rinse the rice underwater well for 3 min and rubbing it around in the strainer to remove excess starch.
  • In the instant pot, add rice and water and mix them to combine the “medley”. Close and lock the lid of the pot.
  • Set the instant pot on the Pressure Cook function and set to high for 7 minutes. Once cooking time is up, release the pressure naturally for 10 min. In case of exist remaining pressure, release it slowly using the valve.
  • In a small bowl, combine the rice wine vinegar, sugar and salt.
  • Mix the medley well with rice in a glass dish and let cool in the fridge about 30 min. The rice now is ready to be used to make sushi.

Servings

4

Ready In:

20min

Calories:

123

Good For:

Lunch

Inroduction

About this Instant pot sushi rice

Instant pot sushi rice is a delicious meal that makes a great tasting and delicious lunch to serve. 

Ingredients

  • 1cup sushi rice
  • 1  1/2cups Water
  • 3 Tablespoons of rice wine vinegar
  • A pinch of sugar and salt

Nutrition Facts (100g)

Instant pot sushi rice recipe one of the best sources of nutrients contain a variety of minerals.

Calories: 123kcal

Sodium: 242mg

Potassium: 35mg

Carbs: 27g

Protein: 2g

Sugar: 2g

Calcium: 10mg

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

In a mesh strainer, rinse the rice underwater well for 3 min and rubbing it around in the strainer to remove excess starch.

Step 2

In the instant pot, add rice and water and mix them to combine the “medley”. Close and make sure the lid is locked.

Step 3

set the instant pot on the Pressure Cook function and set to high for 7 minutes. Once cooking time is up, release the pressure naturally for 10 min. In case of exist remaining pressure, release it slowly using the valve.

Step 4

In a small bowl, combine the rice wine vinegar, sugar and salt.

Step 5

Mix the medley well with rice in a glass dish and let cool in the fridge about 30 min. The rice now is ready to be used to make sushi.

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Instant pot sushi rice

If you are looking to prepare sushi, the first ingredient you need to prepare is sushi rice. This recipe provides you all instructions to prepare it with your instant pot.

Type: Main course

Cuisine: japanaise

Keywords: sushi, rice, sushi rice, pot, instant pot, pressure cooker

Recipe Yield: 4 Servings

Calories: 123

Preparation Time: PT5M

Cooking Time: PT7M

Total Time: PT20M

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 cup sushi rice. 1 1/2cups Water. 3 Tablespoons of rice wine vinegar. A pinch of sugar and salt.

Editor's Rating:
5