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How to cook rice in air fryer

ChihYu Smith

This recipe shows you how to make air fryer rice with basmati and jasmine white long grain rice with the perfect time, temperature and tools.

Let’s get started!

Rinse and drain


Rinse uncooked rice in a fine-mesh strainer in cool water until it runs clear. Shake and lightly press to drain.

Season and add water


Add rice, water, salt, and olive oil to the cake pan. Use 1.25 cup water if the rice is rinsed. Tightly cover it with foil paper.

Air fry time and temperature


Air fry at 300 °F (149 °C) for 30 mns. Turn the unit off and let the rice steam inside the air fryer basket for 15 mins before removing the foil paper.

Fluff and serve


Carefully remove the cake pan with oven mitts. Fluff the rice with a fork or a rice paddle and serve.

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