For anyone who’s ever struggled with cooking rice on the stovetop (and no, it’s not just you…), this easy oven rice recipe is for you. Say hello to your new foolproof method for perfect, fluffy rice—every time. The only real “tricks” to nailing this baked rice recipe are avoiding over-stirring and fighting the urge to “peek” while the rice is cooking. 

Nicole McLaughlin
Recipe by Well Done

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Recipe Summary

active:
5 mins
total:
35 mins
Yield:
Serves 6 (serving size: 1/3 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat bottom and sides of a 2-quart baking dish with oil. Add rice, butter, and salt to dish.

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  • Pour chicken broth into a glass measuring cup, and microwave on HIGH 3 minutes. Pour hot broth over rice, and stir until combined. Cover dish tightly with aluminum foil, and bake in preheated oven until liquid is absorbed, about 27 minutes. Uncover and let stand 3 minutes. Fluff with a fork, and serve hot. 

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