Delicious Korean Steamed White Rice

READY IN: 3hrs 20mins
Recipe by Kittencalrecipezazz

If you the best-tasting and the most perfect rice that you will ever taste, then try this method, and you will have it, I promise. Tip: It must be Korean OR Japanese style white rice in order to achieve this quality, you can find it in any Asian section of your supermarket.

Top Review by roxannedacorte

I haven't made it quite like this yet but it sounds very similar to what my Korean mother-in-law used to do. She of course used a rice cooker as do we. The key to her rice & yours is the rinsing at the beginning & the soaking. She only soaked hers for 15-20 minutes before starting the rice cooker.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rinse the rice under cold running water for several minutes, or until water runs clear (It is very important to do this).
  2. Transfer cleaned rice to a bowl; cover with more very cold water (not ice water), and let soak for 2-3 hours.
  3. Drain rice, and transfer to a saucepan.
  4. Add 3 cups cold water, and bring to a boil; stir once and immediately reduce the heat to very low.
  5. Cover and steam for 20 minutes, or until all the water has been absorbed.

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