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Japanese Rice

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Ingredients
  Rice grain 1 Cup (16 tbs) (short or medium)
  Cold water 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Put rice in a heavy, deep pan which has a tight-fitting lid.
Add cold water and salt (Japanese don't use it), cover, and soak for 1 to 2 hours.
Set over high heat and bring quickly to a full boil.
Reduce heat to lowest setting and let rice simmer exactly 12 minutes for 1 to 3 cups rice, 15 minutes if more is used.
Turn off heat and let rice stand 5 minutes or longer.
Never take the lid off during cooking.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Japanese
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Rice

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