This Instant Pot Stir Fry with Rice Noodles Recipe is the perfect healthy dinner. Fresh vegetables and brown rice noodles are cooked in a flavorful sauce for a quick and delicious meal.

When you want a fast and simple dinner, Instant Pot Recipes can be a lifesaver. With choices here like Instant Pot Lasagna Soup, Instant Pot Chipotle Chicken Chili, and this new Stir Fry with Rice Noodles Recipe, you can have dinner taken care of in no time at all.

a bowl of veggies and rice noodles

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Just in case you needed another reason to love the Instant Pot, I’ve got one more for you here today.

This Instant Pot Stir Fry with Rice Noodles Recipe is easy, delicious, and full of good-for-you veggies!

Oh and noodles. Everything is better with noodles, right?

Kind of like bacon. Bacon or noodles makes everything better.

a bowl of rice noodles with chopsticks

Ingredients for Instant Pot Stir Fry Rice Noodles Recipe

  • garlic
  • fresh ginger
  • teriyaki sauce
  • sesame oil
  • rice noodles
  • carrots
  • broccoli
  • snap peas
  • green onions

ingredients for stir fry

How to Make Instant Pot Stir Fry Rice Noodles Recipe – Step by Step

Step 1: Add Ingredients to Instant Pot

Add the water, teriyaki sauce, garlic, ginger, and sesame oil to the bowl of your Instant Pot and whisk to combine. Add the brown rice noodles and carrots and attach the lid.

instant pot with carrots and noodles

Step 2: Pressure Cook

Ensure the valve is in the sealing position and set the Instant Pot to pressure-cook manual for 2 minutes. When the timer finishes, carefully switch the valve to the venting position (be careful it will steam) and release the pressure. 

Step 3: Sauté

Turn the Instant Pot to the sauté function and add the broccoli, green onion, and snap peas and toss to combine. Cook, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes or until the broccoli is just starting to soften. 

instant pot with noodles and vegetables

Step 4: Serve

Serve, garnished with sesame seeds and green onion if desired.

a bowl of veggies and rice noodles

Tips and Notes for Instant Pot Stir Fry Rice Noodles Recipe

Veggie Options: Carrots, broccoli, green onion, and snap peas are my preferred stir fry vegetables but feel free to use whatever you like or have on hand! Bell peppers, mushrooms, celery, cabbage, or any of your favorite vegetables would work well here.

Spice Level: This recipe is very mild as written. For a bit of extra spice, add sriracha, gochujang, or chili flakes. You could also add some garlic chili paste for extra flavor, which I love to do!

What kind of Noodles Works Best For Stir Fry?

I used Thai style brown rice noodles for this stir fry rice noodles recipe, which are a thicker noodle. I prefer thicker, sturdier noodles because they hold up well and really absorb the flavors from cooking. You can use any kind of noodle you prefer for this recipe, though be sure that its standard stove-top cook time is less than 5 minutes.

a bowl of rice noodles with chopsticks

Can These Stir Fry Rice Noodles be made Gluten Free?

Yes, though it is NOT gluten free with the particular brand of teriyaki sauce I used that is listed in the recipe card. Most teriyaki sauces are made with soy sauce which is not gluten free due to its wheat component. If you would like to make this recipe gluten free, be sure to choose a gluten free teriyaki sauce like Kikkoman Gluten Free Teriyaki Sauce or Primal Kitchen No Soy Teriyaki Sauce.

Are Rice Noodles Gluten Free?

Yes, rice noodles are made from rice which is naturally gluten free. Make sure to check the labels of whatever brand you choose to purchase just to be sure, though. I used Thai Style Noodles from Lotus Foods which are gluten free.

a bowl of veggies and rice noodles

 

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a bowl of veggies and rice noodles
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Instant Pot Stir Fry Rice Noodles

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 15 mins
This Instant Pot Stir Fry with Rice Noodles Recipe is the perfect healthy dinner. Fresh vegetables and brown rice noodles are cooked in a flavorful sauce for a quick and delicious meal.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup teriyaki sauce, (I used Kikkoman Original brand)
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • 1 tsp sesamee oil
  • 8 ounces rice noodles
  • 2 large carrots, cut into matchsticks
  • 2 small heads of broccoli, cut into florets
  • 1 1/2 cups snap peas
  • 2 green onions, sliced

Instructions
 

  • Add the water, teriyaki sauce, garlic, ginger, and sesame oil to the bowl of your Instant Pot and whisk to combine. Add the brown rice noodles and carrots and attach the lid.
  • Ensure the valve is in the sealing position and set the Instant Pot to pressure-cook manual for 2 minutes. When the timer finishes, carefully switch the valve to the venting position (be careful it will steam) and release the pressure. 
  • Turn the Instant Pot to the sauté function and add the broccoli, green onion, and snap peas and toss to combine. Cook, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes or until the broccoli is just starting to soften. 
  • Serve, garnished with sesame seeds and more green onions if desired.

Notes

Veggie Options: Carrots, broccoli, green onion, and snap peas are my preferred stir fry vegetables but feel free to use whatever you like or have on hand! Bell peppers, mushrooms, celery, cabbage, or any of your favorite vegetables would work well here.
Spice Level: This recipe is very mild as written. For a bit of extra spice, add sriracha, gochujang, or chili flakes. You could also add some garlic chili paste for extra flavor, which I love to do!
Type of Noodles: I used Thai style brown rice noodles for this stir fry rice noodles recipe, which are a thicker noodle. I prefer thicker, sturdier noodles because they hold up well and really absorb the flavors from cooking. You can use any kind of noodle you prefer for this recipe, though be sure that its standard stove-top cook time is less than 5 minutes.
Gluten Free Sauce: this recipe is NOT gluten free with the particular brand of teriyaki sauce I used that is listed in the recipe card. Most teriyaki sauces are made with soy sauce which is not gluten free due to its wheat component. If you would like to make this recipe gluten free, be sure to choose a gluten free teriyaki sauce like Kikkoman Gluten Free Teriyaki Sauce or Primal Kitchen No Soy Teriyaki Sauce.
Gluten Free Noodles: This is made with rice noodles which are made from rice which is naturally gluten free. Make sure to check the labels of whatever brand you choose to purchase just to be sure, though. I used Thai Style Noodles from Lotus Foods which are gluten free.
Cuisine: Asian Inspired
Course: Main Dish
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