healthy fried rice in a bowl

Healthy Instant Pot Fried Rice

This Instant Pot Fried Rice is quick, easy and made completely in the pressure cooker! Bonus, it’s made with brown rice and actually healthy!

Prep: 15 minutesCook: 30 minutesTotal: 45 minutes
Fat 8 Carbs 30 Protein 7
Yield 6 servings 1x


  • 1 cup long-grain brown rice
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 2.5 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 10 oz. frozen mixed veggies
  • 2 large eggs

Fried Rice Sauce

  • 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce (or tamari)
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic


  1. First, add 1 teaspoon of olive oil to the bottom of your Instant Pot. Make sure the bottom of the pot, as well as the sides, are covered with olive oil.
  2. Add rice and broth to the Instant Pot. Cover >> turn the valve to seal >> and turn your Instant Pot to manual high pressure for 26 minutes.
  3. While rice is cooking, add all ingredients for the fried rice sauce to a mason jar and shake until ingredients are combined. Set aside.
  4. When rice is done, natural release pressure for 11 minutes. Then, remove rice from the Instant Pot and set aside.
  5. Give your Instant Pot a quick wipe-down and then add 2 tablespoons of olive oil to the Instant Pot and turn on saute feature.
  6. Add frozen vegetables and cook for 2-3 minutes. Then, push the veggies to one half of the Instant Pot to make room for the eggs.
  7. Crack 2 eggs onto the other half of the Instant Pot and scramble using a wooden spoon.
  8. Once the eggs are fully cooked, add rice and fried rice sauce into the Instant Pot and mix all ingredients together. Let everything cook over the saute feature for 2-3 minutes or until everything is warm.
  9. Garnish with fresh green onions and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/6 Calories: 222 Sugar: 1 Sodium: 616 Fat: 8 Carbohydrates: 30 Fiber: 2 Protein: 7
Author: Linley RichterCategory: DinnerMethod: Instant PotCuisine: Asian

Keywords: fried rice, healthy instant pot recipes

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