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Emeril's Perfect Rice

Emeril Whips Up A Quick and Easy Side

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Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Emeril Lagasse cooks his Perfect Rice to accompany a traditional pot roast dinner. Try his take in your kitchen.


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup medium or long-grain white rice
  • Cooking Directions

    Bring the water, butter, and salt to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in the rice, reduce the heat to low, and cover the saucepan with a tight-fitting lid. Cook until the rice is tender and all the water has been absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes.

    Remove from the heat and let stand, covered, for 10 minutes. Before serving, fluff the rice with a fork.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: rice, butter, salt

    Course: Side Dish, Starch

    More Info: Vegetarian

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