Classic Steamed Rice
photo by PaulaG
- Ready In:
- Rinse rice well.
- Combine with water and salt, if using, in a 8 cup microwaveable casserole.
- Cover and microwave at high for 5 minutes, then at medium for 8 to 12 minutes or until most of water is absorbed.
- Let stand covered, 5 to 10 minutes to absorb remaining liquid.
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I have been making rice in a 2 Qt. microwable casscrole dish for 20 years, but I use 1 1/2 cups of long grain rice ( Jasmine).Which is the second best. I do as you say rinse good, but I microwave it for 23 minutes without removing the cover. Also I have the water 1 inch above the rice. An old Vietnamese way of measuring is put your finger in the water to the rice when it is to the fisrt knuckle it si 1 inch. I learned this when I served over there Oh,let stand 5 to 10 minutes but I like to fluff my rice first than let stand.
I must admit I did not think this would work out well. Boy was I wrong! This is the best rice I have ever made. It was not sticky at all and was just the perfect texture. I used Jasmine rice. My microwave took 9 1/2 minutes in the second stage to evaporate most of the liquid. Awesome recipe, and this is how I will make rice from now on. Thx so much V'nut!
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