Plain White Rice Recipe

This is the most basic way to cook regular plain white rice to be used as a side dish.

Makes about 4

1 cup long grain white rice
2 cups water
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon butter (optional)

Rinse and stir the rice very well under water until the resulting water becomes clear.

In a pan over medium heat, bring the water to a boil and add in the salt. Slowly stir in the rice then let it boil and cook at lower heat for about 20 minutes.

Drain the remaining water, if any left, and gently fluff the rice with a fork. You can dry the rice in a pre-heated 250 degree oven for 5 to 10 minutes to dry and remove it's boiled taste.

You can add the 1 tablespoon of butter (optional).

Note: Contributed by Maggie M.

Reviews of Plain White Rice Recipe:

1-2 of 2 reviews  

  J. Roth in L.I., N.Y.  Apr 17, 2009
Would make this again.
Your step # 1 should be removed. Modern rice should not be rinsed as it rinses away valuable nutrients. Those instructions were written back in the day when rice was packed in talc. five stars

  A cookie baker  Sep 30, 2008
Would make this again.
. three stars

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