Basic White Rice

It's simple and easy, yet tasty! Being Puerto Rican, I love rice!

Basic White Rice Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Basic White Rice for 4 servings:

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 cups white rice
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder (optional)
  • salt to taste
  • 2 cups boiling water

Basic White Rice Cooking Instructions

  • Prep5m
  • Cook25m
  • Ready In30m

To cook Basic White Rice, you need about 5 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Basic White Rice is about 25 minutes , and you can serve your Basic White Rice within 30 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Basic White Rice easily:

  1. 1 Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add rice, garlic powder, and salt. Pour in boiling water to cover rice by about 1 inch; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer until water is absorbed and rice is tender, 20 to 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 369 calories; 4.1 grams of fat; 74.1 grams of carbohydrates; 6.6 grams of protein; 0 milligrams of cholesterol; 47 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Apr 30th 2019

    It was great it has the perfect Puerto Rican touch(I'm also Puerto Rican

  2. Jan 21st 2018

    best recipe with an added 2 cups water.

  3. Aug 17th 2017

    SUPER easy to make. Im 19 and haven't really gotten to actually cook alot of things and get out of my comfort zone, but this was real easy and yummy!

  4. Mar 21st 2017

    Even easier fool proof method. Cook rice as directed until you get to the simmer on low part. Instead place pot of rice in an oven which has been pre-heated to 300 and turned off. Let the ri ...

  5. Jan 30th 2017

    I followed the recipe, added other ingredients just for fun but either way it came out DELICIOUS

  6. Jan 29th 2017

    I used 2 cups n 2 cups water n my rice was still a little chewy :(

  7. Jan 20th 2017

    You do mean 2 cups water, 1 cup rice, correct?

  8. Jan 11th 2017

    Super Easy and Quick! Tastes great!

  9. Sep 5th 2016

    Basic, simple, straight forward, and fool proof way to cook rice right here. It doesn't get much easier than this.