Simple Boiled Rice

RiceMakes 4 to 6 servings
Hands-on time: 3 minutes

Total preparation time: 22 minutes

Kosher salt
1 cup long grain white rice
2 tablespoons unsalted butter or to taste

Freshly ground black pepper

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Gradually pour in the rice and return to a boil. Boil rapidly until the rice is tender, about 17 minutes.

Drain the rice well and return it to the pot. Cook over low heat, stirring for 1 minute to dry it out. Add butter, salt, and pepper to taste; serve immediately.

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2 Responses to Simple Boiled Rice

  1. Simple boiled rice recipe does NOT say how much water to use…..notice it says “large pot of water” without a measurement

    • moulton says:

      That is the point. There is no exact measurement of water. Rice cooked this way is liking cooking pasta. Fill up a large pot of salted water, add the rice and boil.

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