Simple Japanese White Rice
Vicki Butts (lazyme)
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- 3 c
- short-grain sushi rice
- 3 c
1Put rice in a bowl and wash in several changes of cold water until water is clear.
2Drain in a sieve 15 minutes.
3Soak rice in water (3 cups) in a 4-quart heavy pot 30 minutes.
4Cover pot with lid and bring rice just to a boil over medium-high heat.
5Reduce heat to low and cook, covered, until water is absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes (avoid lifting lid).
6Remove from heat; let stand, covered, 10 minutes.
7Stir gently with a heatproof rubber spatula, folding from top to bottom of pot.
8Rice can be kept warm in a bowl, covered, set over (not touching) 1 to 2 inches of simmering water up to 45 minutes.