Instant Pot Sushi Rice

A fool-proof method for perfect sushi rice every time.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Japanese
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 38 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 123 kcal
Author The Foodie Eats


  • 2 cups short-grain Japanese rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar


  1. In a fine mesh strainer - Rinse rice under running water for about 2 minutes, Then let dry for a few minutes.
  2. Add rice and water to Instant Pot and use rice setting - low pressure for 12 minutes. Once cook time is complete, allow pressure to naturally release - about 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small bowl - combine white wine vinegar, rice wine vinegar, salt, and sugar. Microwave for 1 minute, then stir until completely dissolved.
  4. Transfer rice to glass dish. Then using a wooden spoon, gently add vinegar mixture and mix well to combine.
  5. Let cool, the use in your favorite rolls. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Sushi Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 123
% Daily Value*
Sodium 242mg 10%
Potassium 35mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 27g 9%
Sugars 2g
Protein 2g 4%
Calcium 1%
Iron 1.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.