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Microwave Long-Grain Rice

Microwave Rice



4 or 5 servings (4 cups)
  • 2 1/4 cups hot water
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup long grain rice

  • ---Optional Flavoring ---
  • 1 teaspoon chicken or beef bouillion
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • In a deep 2 quart casserole, combine hot water, butter or margarine, and salt.Cover. Microwave at full power (HIGH) for 4 to 5 minutes or until boiling. Stir in rice; cover. Microwave at 30% power (MEDIUM LOW) for 20 minutes or until tender, stirring once. Let stand, covered for 5 minutes. Fluff with fork.

2 or 3 servings (2 cups)
  • 1 1/8 cups hot water
  • 1/2 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup long grain rice

  • ---Optional Flavoring ---
  • 1/2 teaspoon chicken or beef bouillion
  • 1/2 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1/2 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • In a deep 1 1/2 quart casserole, combine hot water, butter or margarine, and salt.Cover. Microwave at full power (HIGH) for 2 minutes or until boiling. Stir in rice; cover. Microwave at 30% power (MEDIUM LOW) for 18 to 20 minutes or until tender, stirring once. Let stand, covered for 5 minutes. Fluff with fork.
  

Microwave Long-Grain Rice
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A tad, a dash, a pinch...
Measuring spoons


When you want to reduce a recipe, a set of these measuring spoons are good to have on hand.
  • Tad = 1/4 teaspoon
  • Dash = 1/8 teaspoon
  • Pinch = 1/16 teaspoon
  • Smidgeon = 1/32 teaspoon
  • Drop = 1/64 teaspoon