White Rice – How To Cook The Perfect White Rice
Rice is a wonderful ingredient to have in your pantry. It keeps for a long time, and has a very mild flavor which makes it an excellent accompaniment to a wide array of food – even dessert! Rice swells to about three times from it’s original size when you cook it, so remember that a little goes a long way.
- medium pot with fitting lid
- wooden spoon
- fork (not shown)
- 1 cup measuring cup
- liquid measuring cup
- 1 1/8(2 tbsp) cup white rice
- 1 tsp salt
- 2 cups water (or chicken/vegetable stock)
Prepare all of your ingredients by measuring out water, rice and salt.
Place pot on stove over high heat and add water and salt.
Bring to a boil.
When boiling add rice, and stir.
Bring to a boil again. When boiling, place the lid on, and reduce heat to a simmer.
Wait 20 minutes.
Remove from heat, remove lid, and stir with a fork.
Place lid back on and wait 5 minutes.
When ready to serve, stir with a fork.