Fluffy White Rice

Rinsing the rice reduces its starchiness, making for a fluffy, not sticky, product.

Yield: 4 servings
Recipe from Southern Living

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 196
  • Calories from fat: 7%
  • Fat: 1.6g
  • Saturated fat: 0.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.8g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.5g
  • Protein: 3.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 40g
  • Fiber: 0.6g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 1.7mg
  • Sodium: 1mg
  • Calcium: 14mg


  • 1 cup uncooked long-grain rice
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil


  1. Place rice in a large bowl. Rinse with water 3 or 4 times or until water is no longer cloudy. Drain.
  2. Bring rice, 1 1/2 cups water, and oil to a boil in a heavy saucepan. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until done. Remove from heat, and let stand 10 minutes. Fluff with a fork.
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