You’ve probably heard of the Instant Pot ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

But these simple & easy to follow recipes work with any pressure cooker! All pressure cookers work on the same, simple principle: Steam pressure.

Within the sealed pot, the steam builds up therein to a very high pressure, which helps food cook much faster than other traditional methods, such as with crock pots and or ovens!

Instant Pot Sushi Rice

Koshihikari Rice on Amazon:
Both of these brands sell much smaller packages on amazon, but you’ll pay more per pound for smaller packages.
The instant pot I use is Duo:
After making this video I found out that one of the Instant Pot models (LUX), doesn’t have a low pressure setting. My rice preset does 12 min at low pressure and LUX does 10 minutes at high pressure. That’s way too long. If you have the LUX model, I wouldn’t recommend using the rice preset. You can try doing 5 minutes on high pressure, but I can’t guarantee the results.

Scaling the recipe:
You can cook as little as 1 cup and as much as 2.5 cups without sacrificing the quality with no modifications. If cooking more than 2.5 cups, I suggest you set a timer for 20 minutes after the cooking cycle is complete. Then release the remaining pressure manually. Otherwise the rice might be a tad mushy.

Serves 4-6

1.5 cups sushi rice (300g)
1.5 cups water (354g)
50g rice vinegar (1/4 cup)
25g sugar (2 Tbsp)
6g salt (2 tsp Diamond Crystal Kosher or 1 tsp Table salt)

Sushi rice without the Instant Pot:

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