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Rice

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Rice come in many varieties. The main distinction is between long- and short-grain rice.

The grains of long-grain rice (high amylose) tend to remain intact after cooking; short-grain rice (high amylopectin) becomes more sticky. Short-grain rice is used for sweet dishes, for risotto in Italy and many arrossos -as arròs negre, etc.- in Spain.

Rice is cooked by boiling or steaming, and absorbs water during cooking. It can be cooked in just as much water as it absorbs (the absorption method), or in a large quantity of water which is drained before serving (the rapid-boil method).

Electric rice cookers, popular in Asia and Latin America, simplify the process of cooking rice. Rice is often heated in oil before boiling, or oil is added to the water; this is thought to make the cooked rice less sticky.

Rice may be soaked prior to cooking, which saves energy, decreases cooking time, minimizes exposure to high temperature and thus decreases the stickiness of the rice. For some varieties, soaking improves the texture of the cooked rice by increasing expansion of the grains.

Instant rice differs from parboiled rice in that it is milled, fully cooked and then dried. There is also a significant degradation in taste and texture.

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365 Everyday Value, Organic Long Grain White Rice, 32 oz

365 Everyday Value, Organic Long Grain White Rice, 32 oz

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Brought to you by Whole Foods Market. Our standards are what set us apart, and our quality is what keeps us stocking pantries, fridges and freezers with the best natural and organic 365 Everyday Value products every day. Long grain rice is one of the most versatile grains in the world. Enjoy it in a pilaf, as a bed for barbecued meats, or with any stir fry or curry. In addition to all that, you can enjoy our Organic Long Grain White Rice in just about 20 minutes. A pantry staple. Fat Free, Sodium Free. Certified Organic, Certified Kosher, Certified Vegan.

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Dynasty Jasmine Rice, 20-Pound

Dynasty Jasmine Rice, 20-Pound

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20 Pound Package Use for various Asian dishes and meals All natural Organic Imported from Thailand

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365 Everyday Value, Organic Thai Jasmine White Rice, 32 oz

365 Everyday Value, Organic Thai Jasmine White Rice, 32 oz

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Brought to you by Whole Foods Market. Our standards are what set us apart, and our quality is what keeps us stocking pantries, fridges and freezers with the best natural and organic 365 Everyday Value products every day. Our Organic Thai Jasmine White Rice comes from small farms in the Northeastern parts of Thailand. This silky smooth white Hom Mail variety rice is world-renown for its distinct fragrance, born of the Pandanus plant, as well as its inimitably tender texture. Perfect for stir fry. Fat Free, Sodium Free. Certified Organic, Certified Kosher, Certified Vegan.

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365 Everyday Value, Enriched Long Grain White Rice, 5 lb

365 Everyday Value, Enriched Long Grain White Rice, 5 lb

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Riceland Long Grain White Rice 6/1 LB bags

Riceland Long Grain White Rice 6/1 LB bags

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U.S.A. grown premium long grain rice Cholesterol free Sodium free Gluten free Fat free

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Nutrition

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cup (185g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 675Calories from Fat 10
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.2g 2%
Saturated Fat 0.3g 2%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 9mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 147.9g 49%
Dietary Fiber 2g 10%
Sugars 0.2
Protein 13.2g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 5% Iron 8%
* 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

Rice is usually found in the rice & beans section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

Food group

Rice is a member of the Cereal Grains and Pasta USDA nutritional food group.

How much does rice weigh?

measure grams
1 cup 185

In Chinese:
British (UK) term: Rice
en français:riz
en español:arroz

Recipes using rice

There are 1390 recipes that contain this ingredient.

Adai
Adai (Savory Indian Pancakes)
Albondigas Soup
All-In-One Sausage and Zucchini Casserole
Anise Chicken for Two
Asian Chicken Peanut Sausage
Basic Sushi Rice
Beef & Vegetable Stir-Fry
Beef Strips in Sweet Pepper Sauce
Best Chicken Curry
Bhel Puri
Bibimbap (Korean Seasoned Vegetables and Rice with Spicy Sauce)

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References

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