The Easiest Recipe for Rice

Preparation info

  • Difficulty


  • Four to six


Appears in

Craig Claiborne’s Kitchen Primer

Craig Claiborne’s Kitchen Primer

By Craig Claiborne

Published 1969

  • About


  • 2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup rice


Place the water in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Add the salt and rice and cover tightly. Reduce the heat and simmer gently for 20 to 25 minutes. At this point all the water should be absorbed and the rice tender.