Basic Cooked Instant Rice

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Using instant rice (also called quick-cooking rice) considerably speeds up the cooking time. While these general instructions should work for most types of instant long-grain cooked rice, be sure to follow the package directions if they are different.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 10 minutes

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup water
  • ¾ cup instant long-grain rice
  • ⅛ tsp. salt

Directions

  • Bring the water to a boil in a medium saucepan.
  • Stir in the rice, making sure it is thoroughly wet. Stir in the salt. Remove the rice from the heat. Cover the saucepan and let stand for 5 minutes, or until the water is absorbed.
  • Fluff up the rice with a fork and serve.

Recipe Information

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup water
  • ¾ cup instant long-grain rice
  • ⅛ tsp. salt

Directions

  • Bring the water to a boil in a medium saucepan.
  • Stir in the rice, making sure it is thoroughly wet. Stir in the salt. Remove the rice from the heat. Cover the saucepan and let stand for 5 minutes, or until the water is absorbed.
  • Fluff up the rice with a fork and serve.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories130
Total Fat0g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium150mg
Total Carbohydrate29g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars0g
Protein3g