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Tips for Cooking Rice in Soup Instead of Water

Rice is a nutritious and versatile grain whose varieties possess a range of colors, sizes, and individual characteristics.

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For best results, you should choose a suitable variety of rice, rinse it well, cook it in well-seasoned seasoned stock, and be careful not to overcook.

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Rice will cook when heated in water, milk, stock or other water-based liquids, taking on the flavors of the liquid around it.

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Rice cooking process

During pasting, swollen starch granules break down, leaking amylose and other components into the surrounding liquid, and making it thicker.

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Overcooking rice

Brown rice (and red, black, or wild rice) is more nutritious, takes longer to cook, and has a firmer, chewier texture than white rice.

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Rice varieties

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