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Instant Pot Stick of Butter Rice

  • Author: 365 Days of Slow and Pressure Cooking
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 22 minutes (plus 10 minute NPR)
  • Total Time: 27 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


You only need 4 simple, staple ingredients to make this rice dish that everyone loves! 


  • 2 1/2 cups water or broth
  • 2 cups long grain brown rice or white rice
  • 1 (1 oz) package onion soup mix
  • 1/2 cup butter


Instant Pot Instructions:

  1. Add water, rice, onion soup mix and butter into Instant Pot.
  2. Cover Instant Pot and secure the lid. Make sure valve is set to sealing. Set the manual/pressure cook button to 22 minutes for brown rice or 3 minutes for white rice. When time is up let pot sit for 10 minutes and then move valve to venting. Remove the lid. 
  3. Stir well and serve. 

Slow Cooker Instructions:

  1. Boil the water and add it into the slow cooker. Add in the rice, onion soup mix and butter. 
  2. Cover and cook on high for 2-3 hours (white rice will cook quicker than brown rice).
  3. Stir well and serve. 
  • Category: Side
  • Method: Instant Pot or Slow Cooker