Everything you need to know on how to cook perfect, tender rice on the stove-top, slow cooker, and microwave.
Cook Time:30 minutes
Total Time:30 minutes
1 cup long-grain white rice
2 cups water or broth
1/2 teaspoon salt, omit if using broth
In a medium saucepan, heat 1 tablespoon of oil over medium heat. Add 1 cup of rice and toast for 1 minute.
Pour 2 cups of liquid into the saucepan and add your choice of seasonings. Bring to a boil.
Reduce the heat to low and cover the saucepan with a tight-fitting lid.Simmer for 18-20 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed. *No peeking!
Check the rice to see that the liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat and allow to rest, covered, for 10 minutes. If any liquid remains, use a thick kitchen cloth to cover the lid of the saucepan for 2-3 minutes or until the excess moisture is evaporated.