Simple White Rice
This recipe calls for 3 parts water to 2 parts rice, which is less water than most package instructions call for but will result in perfect rice in a shorter amount of time. Use long-grain, not converted, rice.
- 3 cups salted water
- 2 cups long-grain white rice
In a medium pot, bring 3 cups salted water to a boil. Add 2 cups and stir. Return to a boil; cover and reduce to a simmer. Cook until rice is tender, about 15 minutes. Remove pot from heat and let stand, covered, 5 minutes. Fluff rice with a fork and spread on a rimmed baking sheet to cool.