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Instant Pot Haitian-Style White Rice

Learn how to cook Haitian-style white rice in the instant pot perfectly each time. So delicious and soft.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Haitian, International
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 6 People
Calories 126kcal


  • 3 Cups Jasmine Rice Washed / Rinsed
  • Cup Onion Diced
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Cloves Minced
  • 2 tablespoon Oil Olive oil is okay to use
  • 3 Cups Water
  • 1 ½ teaspoon Kosher Salt Or to taste
  • ½ teaspoon Black Pepper Or to taste


  • Wash and rince the rice. Set aside.
  • On the Instant Pot, click on the sautee button and adjust the time 30 minutes. Add the oil and add the onions and garlic when the oil becomes hot.
  • Add the rice. Mix well. Then add the water, season with salt and pepper.
  • Place the lid on the pot and turn the knob to sealing. Click on cancel, then press the rice button. Click on rice again so that the light is on the more button. The time should show 15 minutes.
  • Quick release, fluff with a fork. Serve and enjoy.


Cooking Recipe Notes: 

Wash the rice until the water runs clear. 
*** Calories are estimated per serving ***


Serving: 4People | Calories: 126kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 325mg | Potassium: 24mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 4mg