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Basic Cooked White Rice

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Ingredients
  White long grain rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Spring water/Tap water 3 Cup (48 tbs) (Bottled)
Directions

Wash rice in a large bowl of cool water, removing any foreign material.
Pour off milky water.
Continue rinsing until water runs clear.
Drain in a fine strainer.
In a medium-size saucepan, combine rice and water; soak 30 minutes.
Bring rice and water to a boil; continue boiling 30 seconds.
Reduce heat to lowest setting.
Simmer, tightly covered, 15 minutes.
Remove from heat and let stand, covered and undisturbed, 10 minutes.
Carefully break up rice with a dampened Japanese rice paddle or large spoon.
Remove rice as needed to a serving bowl; keep remainder covered in saucepan until needed.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Rice

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