Basic Steamed Rice

Preparation info
  • Makes

    4 or 8 Cups

    • Difficulty


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By Barbara Tropp

Published 1992

  • About

A generous bowl of freshly steamed white rice is the foundation of a classic Chinese meal. If you’ve previously thought rice a dull bit of whiteness, you’ve probably not had good rice or have not been very hungry. There is little that is more satisfying, at least to my tongue, when the palate is sharp and the rice is properly steamed.

A single recipe makes about 4 Cups of steamed rice. The