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5 from 2 votes

Instant Pot Spanish Rice



  • Pressure Cooker / Instant Pot


  • 1 cups rice Jasmine
  • 1 ¼ cup low- sodium chicken broth can be substitute for beef or vegetable broth
  • 1 cup chopped/diced tomatoes
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp spanish paprika
  • ¼-½ tsp black pepper more or less to taste
  • ½ onion chopped
  • 2 garlic minced


  • Press the saute button (high) on the pressure cooker.
  • Add oil and rice; stir frequently. Sauté for 5 minutes or until slightly golden.
  • Add onion and garlic; stir frequently. Cook for 1-2 minutes or until the onions look translucent. Turn off the saute button.
  • Add broth and all the seasonings (salt, pepper, paprika, cumin, oregano & chili); mix.
  • Place the chopped/diced tomatoes in the center and do not STIR. Place the lid on.
  • Pressure cook on high for 3 minutes and natural release for 10 minutes. Follow the manufacture instructions for quick release.
  • Remove the lid. Mix the rice and tomatoes until even.

Serve as a side or main entree. Enjoy!