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A black cast iron bowl filled with fried brown rice
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Easy Brown Fried Rice

 The quick and easy way to prepare brown fried rice with my favorite gadget...the Instant Pot.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indo-Chinese
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 220kcal


  • 2 cups of brown rice parboiled
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • ½ cup cubed carrots
  • 1 medium-size red onions
  • 2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce or use tamari
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 ½ cup water


  • Add sesame oil to the inner pot. Press sauté (IP duo) when oil is hot add garlic stirring constantly for 1 minute.
  • Add onions, stirring constantly for 1 minute.
  • Add carrots and stirring constantly for 30 seconds. Add frozen peas.
  • Add red chili powder, black pepper and stirring constantly for 1 minute.
  • Add parboiled brown rice, vegetable broth or water, salt. Stirring constantly for 30 seconds.
  • Close the lid of the instant pot. Turn the steam release handle to “ sealing” position. Press pressure cooking and set the time for 10-12 minutes of pressure cooking.
  • When time is up open the lid using natural release.
  • Enjoy brown fried rice!


Calories: 220kcal