Instant Pot Salmon and Rice

Salmon fillet over brown rice with broccoli florets on side in white bowl

Here is a simple and light recipe. Instant Pot one-pot meal which is ideal for a busy weekday.

Salmon fillet over jasmine rice with broccoli florets on side in white bowl

It's prepared with frozen salmon fillets. Why do complicated stuff when it can be so easy !

It is an exquisite fish recipe. It’ll fulfill your seafood cravings and they become even more amazing when they are served with rice.

What rice can I use?

Instead of the Jasmine rice, you can use Basmati Rice or Persian rice.

Brown rice won't work for this one-pot meal.

More Instant Pot Salmon recipes

If you like Salmon, you should try these recipes as well:

Instant Pot Salmon Teriyaki

Instant Pot Salmon With Dill

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Salmon fillet over brown rice with broccoli florets on side in white bowl

Instant Pot Salmon and Rice

A combo of salmon and rice makes the yummiest treat for your dining table…
4.73 from 33 votes
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: brown sugar, jasmine rice, Salmon and Rice, salmon fillets
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 4 minutes
Total Time: 9 minutes
Servings: 1
Author: Corrie


  • ½ cup water
  • 4 oz frozen salmon fillets
  • ¼ teaspoon minced ginger
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon sesame oil
  • ½ cup jasmine rice rinsed

For the Sauce

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • ½ tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp parlsey


  • Add water and Jasmine rice to the Instant Pot.
  • Place a layer of salmon fillets on the Jasmine rice.
  • In a bowl, mix sesame oil and brown sugar.
  • Pour the mix you just made on top of each salmon fillet.
  • Close the lid and cook on high pressure for 4 minutes.
  • When cooking time ends, wait for a natural pressure release.
  • While you are waiting for pressure release, make the sauce by mixing all the ingredients together.
  • Open the lid, and place the rice and salmon on a plate.
  • Dress with the sauce and serve :]


Calories: 805kcal Carbohydrates: 90g Protein: 11g Fat: 45g Saturated Fat: 6g Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g Monounsaturated Fat: 32g Sodium: 2028mg Potassium: 235mg Fiber: 2g Sugar: 12g Vitamin C: 1mg Calcium: 50mg Iron: 2mg
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32 thoughts on “Instant Pot Salmon and Rice

    1. I usually buy skinless salmon for this recipe. If your salmon has skin, you can remove it after cooking, if you prefer.

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