Instant Pot Salmon and Rice

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

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

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Instant Pot Salmon and Rice
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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: 2
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 oz frozen salmon fillets
  • 1/4 tsp minced ginger
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup jasmine rice rinsed

For the Sauce

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp parlsey
Instructions
  • 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 :]

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15 thoughts on “Instant Pot Salmon and Rice

  1. Didnt have brown sugar, so I substituted Honey. Also did not have seasame, I just used Olive oil.
    If you do not have rice wine, I used apple cider vinegar. And if you dont have soy sauce, I used worschester sauce. It tasted awesome!

  2. Thanks for the awesome recipe! I also didn’t have brown sugar, so I used honey like the other guy suggested. I had sesame and olive oil. I used the sesame with honey for the salmon.
    No rice wine so I used apple cider vinegar. I didn’t have soy sauce either so I used Oyster sauce. It tasted awesome! I had a picky eater rave about it too ! So thanks again. I did have to tweak the water and pressure cook for 8 minutes total because I used 2 pieces of salmon that were 4oz each.

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