How to Steam Rice
This tutorial shows you the tried and tested method on How to Steam Rice in a steamer for the fluffiest rice ever! No messy spill overs.
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1 regular size Chinese rice bowl
1 larger size Chinese rice bowl
A steaming rack
long grain rice
Wash and drain ½ cup (100g) rice in the regular size bowl and ¾ cup (150g) rice in the larger size bowl 3 to 4 times.
Then, fill the bowl with water and allow the rice to soak for 10 minutes. Do not over soak or you will get broken grains of rice.
After 10 minutes, discard the soaking water.
Add the ¾ cup (180ml) water to the rice in the regular size bowl and 1 cup (240ml) water to the rice in the larger size bowl.
The water level will come right up to the top of each of the bowls.
Place bowls in a steaming rack.
Prepare a steamer with boiling water over medium high heat.
Transfer steaming rack onto the prepared steamer.
Cover and steam for 20 minutes.
After 20 minutes, turn off stove and allow the cooked rice to sit in the steamer for 5 minutes.
After the 5 minutes, remove the steamed rice from the steamer.
Serve the fluffy steamed rice immediately.
This method is perfect for a single serving of steamed rice in a small steamer.
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