Basic Rice

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Basic Rice

Basic Rice
Number of Servings: 4 Total Preparation Time: less than 15 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: 15 to 30 minutes Source: A Garen
Food Groups: Grains
Main Ingredient: Rice, Pasta & Bread
Meal Type: Lunch Entrée, Dinner Entrée
Nutrition Content: Low Calorie, Low Fat, Low Sodium
Origin: Asian
Special Features: Quick to Prepare (under 30 minutes), Simple (6 or less ingredients) , Kids Love It, Kids Can Help Make It , Vegetarian , Meals for one or two

A simple recipe for rice that you can make on your stovetop.


1 cup uncooked Rice
2 cups Water
Dash sea Salt (optional)


Put rice in pot, cover with water and add sea salt (optional). Bring to boil, then cover and simmer over very low heat for about 15-20.

Nutrient Information
Calories: 60
Total Fat: 0
Saturated Fat: 0
Polyunsaturated Fat:
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 39
Carbohydrates: 13
Protein: 1
Fiber: 0
Vitamin A:
Vitamin C:
Calcium: 10

Cook's Notes:

I rinse the rice first by running water into the pot over the rice and draining off the cloudy water. It can take several rinses until the water runs clear (or gets less cloudy). Then I add the 2 cups of water and bring it to a boil, etc... This process makes the rice stickier.