Low Calorie Rice on the Stove Top

How to Cook Rice on the Stove Top (Perfect Rice Every Time)

Learn How to Cook Rice on the Stove Top so you get the perfect rice every time!. Cooking rice on the stovetop has never been easier. This handy “how to guide” comes with a rice to water ratio guide, recipe card, even a nutrition label!

How to Cook Rice on the Stove Top (Perfect Rice Every Time)

Ingredients You’ll Need:

  • 2 cups water
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup long grain white rice

Low Calorie Rice on the Stove Top

How to Cook Rice on the Stove Top (Perfect Rice Every Time)

Healthy Rice on the Stove Top Meal Prep and Storage

Meal Prep: This recipe can be made ahead of time and then cooled. Then place in an airtight freezer bag or container for later.
Storage: Will hold in the fridge for 6 days and the freezer for a month.
Reheating: Add to an oven at 350 degrees until cooked through.

Low Calorie Rice on the Stove Top

How to Cook Rice on the Stove Top (Perfect Rice Every Time)

Low Calorie Rice on the Stove Top

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This perfect stove top rice recipe comes out amazing everytime! Learn how to cook rice on the stove top with this helpful how to guide and recipe card.
Cooking rice on the stove is easy and simple, no fancy cookwear is needed… just a saucepan with a lid (ideally a glass see-thorugh lid).
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 0 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Chinese, Indian, Japanese
Servings 4 servings
Calories 169 kcal

Equipment

  • Saucepan

Ingredients
 
 

  • 2 cups water
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup long grain white rice

Instructions
 

  • Bring the water and salt to boil in a medium saucepan.
  • Stir in the rice and bring to a light simmer.
  • Cover the pot and turn the heat down low, so that the water stay at a simmer.
  • After 17 minutes, check to see if the water is all absorbed. If you have a glass lid saucepan just tip it slightly to see if any water emerges. (Rice takes 17-25 minutes to fully cook.)
  • Remove from the heat and let it sit for another 1-2 minutes to finish absorbing any liquid.
  • Remove the lid, fluff the rice with a fork and serve hot.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cupCalories: 169kcalCarbohydrates: 37gProtein: 3.3gFat: 0.3gSaturated Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 293mgPotassium: 53mgFiber: 0.6gSugar: 0.1gCalcium: 13mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Side Dish
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About the Author

Hi, my name is Audrey Johns and I am a 4 time best selling cookbook author! All 4 of my low calorie cookbooks are published by HarperCollins (the oldest publishing house in the US!) and have been featured on prominent TV shows like The Today Show, Rachael Ray and The Doctors. I am a low calorie and healthy recipe authority and my delicious recipes are tried and loved by thousands of readers. 

After a one year 150 pound weight loss (and I’ve kept it off for 13 years!) I started sharing all of my low calorie recipes with the world. They are always all-natural and geared around weight loss and weight management. I have even made some of these recipes with my Biggest Loser pal Bob Harper! Check out my weight loss story, my best selling cookbooks, and my numerous TV appearances by clicking here.

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