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Chinese Rice

Chinese Rice
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Unique rice cooked in Chinese style is what is used by chinese to food any kind of fried rice. Any party cook in bulk and flavors it accordingly with for veg and non-veg variation.

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How to make Chinese Rice

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Prep time
20 mins
Cook time
20 mins
Total time
40 mins
Chinese Rice
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Rice
Servings : 4 persons
Published date : November 21, 2016

Ingredients used in Chinese Rice
• White rice (long grain or short grain) - 1 cup.
• Cold water - 1 3/4 cup.
  • Put the dry rice in a large bowl, cover generously with cold water, then stir the rice in circles with your hand for 10-15 seconds, or until the water turns milky white. Drain the rice immediately into a large sieve or colander, then return the rice to the bowl, cover again with cold water, and repeat the process.
  • Do this 5 or 6 times, for a total of 3 to 4 minutes, by which time the rinsing water should be nearly clear. Stir with increased gentleness as you near the final rinsing, as the rice will absorb a bit of water in the process and be susceptible to breaking. Shake off any excess water, then proceed at once to cook the rice, or leave it to sit in the colander for up to an hour before cooking.
  • If you are cooking a single cup of raw rice, use a heavy quart pot with a tight-fitting lid. If you are doubling the recipe, use a heavy 4 quart lidded pot. The general rule with rice is to use a pot with more depth than breadth as you go to cook larger amounts, lest the water evaporate too quickly during the cooking.
  • Put the rinsed and well-drained rice in the pot, then add the appropriate amount of cold water for the grain and the amount of rice you are using. Do not bother to stir the rice, now or anytime during cooking. Bring the water to a rolling boil over high heat. When the big starchy bubbles climb nearly to the rim, in about 30 seconds, cover the pot at once with a tight-fitting lid and reduce the heat to low. What you want inside the pot is a slow, bubbly simmer, which requires either a low or moderately low setting depending on the stove. Check the simmer by putting your ear next to the pot and listening for the bubbling within, and by observing the tiny wisps of steam that should be escaping from around the lid. Do not uncover the pot.
  • Simmer the rice under the tight lid for 15 minutes, then move the pot off the heat, and let it sit undisturbed for 15-20 minutes. Do not open the lid even once; the rice is still at work within, absorbing the steam and plumping to tenderness. (Note that this quot;waitingquot; time is a bit longer for Chinese-style rice than is customarily given for American-style long-grain rice. The extra minutes mean extra tenderness and creaminess, which I personally like far better.)
  • When the waiting time is up, lift the lid, then gently fluff the rice with a fork, lifting the grains from the bottom and tossing gently to separate them. Serve the rice immediately, or let it sit in the covered pot where it will stay warm for another 15-20 minutes.

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