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Instant Pot Wild Rice

Wild rice is a beautiful, traditional food that often takes a long time to prepare. Yet, this nutrient-dense pseudograin has 30 times more antioxidants than white rice and is full of fiber! Learn how to cook this gluten-free, nourishing aquatic grass in your pressure cooker. Instant Pot Wild Rice saves time and gives you perfect results every time!

CourseSide Dishes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Lindsey Dietz



  1. Add the wild rice, water and/or broth, and salt to the Instant Pot.
  2. Place the lid on the Instant Pot and turn until it locks into place. Make sure to seal the vent.
  3. Press the Manual button and adjust the cooking time to 35 minutes and the pressure to high.
  4. When the Instant Pot beeps, manually release pressure.
  5. Open the lid immediately and fluff with a fork.