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Basic White Rice

  • Servings
  • Hands-on time
  • Total time
  • Budget
  • 4
  • 1 min
  • 20 min
  • $
Gatheredtable
from Mary, Gatheredtable Founder

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup white rice

Directions

Stovetop: 1. Boil water, add rice. Return to a boil over medium-high heat. 2. Reduce heat, and simmer, covered, until rice is tender and has absorbed all the water, 16 to 18 minutes (check only toward the end of cooking time). The rice will be studded with steam holes when ready. 3. Remove from heat, and let stand, covered, for 10 minutes. Fluff with a fork before serving. In rice cooker: 1. Place rice and water into rice cooker in the following ratio: 1 cup rice to 1 1/2 cups water 2. Turn on, and enjoy perfect fluffy rice in about 20 minutes!

Notes

Use leftover rice in any of our fried rice dishes in the Gatheredtable library! Basic Fried Rice - https://www.gatheredtable.com/recipes/3314 Shrimp Fried Rice - https://www.gatheredtable.com/recipes/932 Kale and Broccoli Fried Rice - https://www.gatheredtable.com/recipes/3315

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