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Crisp rice cereal

What is crisp rice cereal?

About the ingredient crisp rice cereal. Including 126 recipes with crisp rice cereal, nutrition data, and where to find it.



Crisped (or puffed) rice refers to a method of cooking rice which leaves the grains with a crisp, airy texture.

It is created in much the same way as popcorn; in short, the reaction of both starch and moisture when heated within the shell of the grain.

Unlike popcorn, rice kernels are naturally lacking in moisture and must first be conditioned with steam.

Crisped rice can be created by heating the steam-conditioned kernels either with oil or in an oven. The latter process is used to produce Rice Krispies breakfast cereal as well as the crisped rice used in Lion Bars, Nestlé Crunch, Krackel, and similar chocolate bars. 

Though not as dramatic a change when compared to popcorn, the process and end result are the same.


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 1/4 cup (1 NLEA serving) (33g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 127Calories from Fat 3
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.4g 1%
Saturated Fat 0.1g 1%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 313mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 28.2g 9%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Sugars 3.0
Protein 2.1g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 0% Iron 11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Where found

Crisp rice cereal is usually found in the cereals section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

Food group

Crisp rice cereal is a member of the Breakfast Cereals US Department of Agriculture nutritional food group.

How much does crisp rice cereal weigh?

Measure Grams
1 cup (1 NLEA serving) 33
1 cup 28

In Chinese:清脆的米糊
British (UK) term: Crisp rice cereal
en français:céréales de riz croustillant
en español:cereales Crespo arroz

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