Instant Pot Sushi Rice

A fool-proof method for perfect sushi rice every time.
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Japanese
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 38 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 123kcal
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


  • In a fine mesh strainer - Rinse rice under running water for about 2 minutes, Then let dry for a few minutes.
  • 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.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl - combine white wine vinegar, rice wine vinegar, salt, and sugar. Microwave for 1 minute, then stir until completely dissolved.
  • Transfer rice to glass dish. Then using a wooden spoon, gently add vinegar mixture and mix well to combine.
  • Let cool, the use in your favorite rolls. Enjoy!


Calories: 123kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 2g | Sodium: 242mg | Potassium: 35mg | Sugar: 2g | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.3mg