Instant Pot Coconut Sticky Rice
This coconut sticky rice has got it all! It is crazy delicious with the perfect amount of chew from the short grains. Even better, it cooks up with no fuss whatsoever in the instant pot! It took a fair amount of trial and error, but I finally have this perfect recipe for ya'll!
Recipe type: Sides
Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Thai, Lao,
  • 2 cups glutinous (sticky) rice
  • 1 (13.5 ounces/ 2 cups) full-fat coconut milk
  • ⅓ cup cold tap water
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  1. Place the steamer rack in your instant pot/pressure cooker and add 2 cups of cold tap water in the bottom.
  2. In a stainless steel bowl that will fit within your instant pot, stir all ingredients together making sure all the rice is submerged and place bowl in the pot on the steamer rack.
  3. Seal the instant pot and seal the vent.
  4. Cook on high pressure for 34 minutes then natural pressure release for 15 minutes.
  5. Once red pressure button has fallen, open pressure cooker carefully, remove bowl and fluff the rice with a fork.
  6. ENJOY!!!
Recipe by The Eclectic Kitchen - Crystal Cartier at