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Instant Pot Fried Rice

Why get greasy take-out fried rice when you can make your own healthier fried rice at home? Instant Pot Fried Rice is a real game changer that's families go nuts for!
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 minutes
Pressurize 20 minutes
Total Time 34 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 1919kcal


  • 2 cups jasmine rice
  • 1 3/4 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 1 cup frozen peas and carrots thawed
  • 1 small yellow onion diced
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • green onions and sesame seeds for garnish optional


  • Rinse rice until water runs clear and drain well
  • Add to Instant Pot along with 1 3/4 cups water
  • Cover and set valve to seal
  • Set to high pressure for 4 minutes
  • Once cooking has completed allow 10 minutes for natural pressure release
  • After 10 minutes have passed, turn the valve to release remaining pressure
  • Push rice to one side of pot or remove and set aside and turn pot to saute
  • Add oil and once heated add veggies and onion
  • Saute for 3-4 minutes and push to side with rice
  • Add eggs and cook while stirring for 1-2 minutes
  • Stir everything together and saute for 2-3 minutes more, add additional oil if needed
  • Stir in soy sauce, fish sauce and sesame oil and cook while continuing to stir until headed through


  • Add leftover chicken or beef to make it a meal
  • Add more veggies if desired
  • Adjust the amount of fish sauce to your liking


Calories: 1919kcal | Carbohydrates: 326g | Protein: 50g | Fat: 44g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 327mg | Sodium: 4932mg | Potassium: 1154mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 13771IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 240mg | Iron: 8mg