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Best Instant rice

Consumer Reports Ratings for Best Instant rice

Best Instant rice

We tested 5 instant rice to determine the best-performing models. Our expert lab technicians tested each Instant rice based on the following criteria:

  • Cooking time (min.)
  • Cost per serving ($)
  • Fat per serving (g)
  • Calories per serving
  • Sodium per serving (mg)

Below lists the Instant rice that rated best in each of the tests our experts looked for. Learn about how these tests were performed and find out which Instant rice is rated best when you subscribe.

Consumer Reports Ratings for Best Instant rice

Best Instant rice for Cooking time (min.)

Times are for first method listed on package and include manufacturer's recommended standing time.


This Instant rice which tested best for Cooking time (min.) has the following features: .

Best Instant rice for Cost per serving ($)

For most, 1 cup cooked; for Minute Instant, 2/3 cup cooked.


This Instant rice which tested best for Cost per serving ($) has the following features: .

Best Instant rice for Fat per serving (g)

Nutritional information for most is based on 1 cup cooked; for Minute Instant, 2/3 cup cooked.


This Instant rice which tested best for Fat per serving (g) has the following features: .

Best Instant rice for Calories per serving

Nutritional information for most is based on 1 cup cooked; for Minute Instant, 2/3 cup cooked.


This Instant rice which tested best for Calories per serving has the following features: .

Best Instant rice for Sodium per serving (mg)

Nutritional information for most is based on 1 cup cooked; for Minute Instant, 2/3 cup cooked.


This Instant rice which tested best for Sodium per serving (mg) has the following features: .

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