- 2 cups hot water
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup dry white rice
You need a pot with a good lid for this recipe. Put the water into the pot and bring it to a boil over high heat. Add the salt. When the water is at a full rolling boil, add the rice. Stir it up and return the water to a boil. Now reduce the heat to the lowest possible. Put the lid onto the pot and let it sit for 15 to 20 minutes. Do not peak! The rice will cook, you have to trust it. When the time is up, remove the lid and serve. Easy as pie, Perfect Rice. This makes enough for 4 servings, or about 3 cups.
This recipe is easily doubled. In this case use 4 cups hot water, 1 teaspoon salt and 2 cups of dry rice. Prepare just as directed. This makes enough for about 8 people, or it will serve 4 or 6 with plenty of leftovers.