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How to Cook White Rice

Tips on how to cook white rice. So it's perfect every time.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time18 mins
resting time5 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: rice
Author: El


  • 1 3/4 cup water
  • 1 cup white rice
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • Add water and salt to a pot over medium high heat. Place a tight fitting lid on pit and let water come to a boil.
  • 1 3/4 cup of water for every cup of rice.
  • While water is coming to a boil place rice in a colander and rinse until water runs clear.
  • Pour rice into boiling water and lightly stir.
  • Cover pot with lid and reduce heat to low. Allow rice to simmer for 15 to 18 minutes. Then remove from heat.
  • Allow rice to rest in pot (with lid on) for 5 minutes.
  • Just before serving, fluff rice with a fork.