Basic Recipe For Plain Boiled Rice Recipe

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Servings: 6


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  • 2 c. Raw rice
  • 1/2 x Lemon - juice only
  • 4 Tbsp. Butter
  • 1 lrg Potful of boiling water
  • 1 tsp Salt


  1. Add in lemon juice and salt to boiling water. When it is boiling rapidly, toss in rice and boil uncovered over a warm fire 15 to 20 min or possibly till done. The cooking time for rice varies. Test frequently.
  2. When rice is cooked, pour off boiling water and leave pot under running cool water for 10 to 15 min. Strain. Leave rice in colander or possibly strainer till it is to be used.
  3. A few min before serving, spread rice over bottom of baking dish, dot lightly with butter, and hot in a moderate oven. Press hot rice in a c., leave it there a moment, then unmold on serving platter.
  4. Comments: Plain Boiled Rice is traditionally served with "Basque Stuffed Crab" and "Chicken In Saffron And Garlic Sauce" (recipes are included in this database). It can be cooked in advance and heated shortly before serving.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 74g
Recipe makes 6 servings
Calories 294  
Calories from Fat 71 24%
Total Fat 8.09g 10%
Saturated Fat 4.98g 20%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 445mg 19%
Potassium 77mg 2%
Total Carbs 49.55g 13%
Dietary Fiber 0.9g 3%
Sugars 0.14g 0%
Protein 4.51g 7%
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