How to Cook Rice

What You Need:

-Long Grain White Rice -Water -Salt


Rinse the rice first with a fine wire mesh strainer or in a bowl. If rinsing in a bowl, swish it around a few times then carefully pour off the rinse water. Repeat this 3-4 times, pouring off as much water as possible with the last rinse.

Rinse Rice


Place rice in a saucepot, then add salt.

Add Salt


Also add water to the saucepot.

Add Water


Place a lid on the pot, turn the heat on to high, and bring the water up to a full boil.

Cover and Boil


Once it reaches a full boil, turn the heat down to low and simmer for 15 minutes. Do not remove the lid or stir the rice. After 15 minutes of simmering, turn off the heat and let the rice rest for an additional five minutes.

Simmer then Rest


Finally, after the rice has rested, lift the lid and fluff with a fork. Serve hot with your favorite meal!

Fluff and Serve

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