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Perfectly Fluffy Rice



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 25 mins (5m prep + 20m cook)
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving


local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.In a medium saucepan, rinse the rice under cold water until the water runs clear.
  2. 2.Drain the rice and return it to the saucepan.
  3. 3.Add 2 cups of water and a pinch of salt to the saucepan.
  4. 4.Bring the water to a boil over high heat.
  5. 5.Reduce the heat to low, cover the saucepan, and simmer for 15-20 minutes, or until the rice is tender and the water is absorbed.
  6. 6.Remove the saucepan from the heat and let it sit, covered, for 5 minutes.
  7. 7.Fluff the rice with a fork before serving.

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFor extra flavor, you can cook the rice in chicken or vegetable broth instead of water.
  • chevron_rightTo prevent the rice from sticking to the bottom of the saucepan, you can place a layer of parchment paper or a clean kitchen towel between the saucepan and the lid.
  • chevron_rightLeftover rice can be refrigerated and reheated in the microwave or on the stovetop.