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One-pot rice tips to elevate your cooking
Cook, these are your essential tips for how to cook up a glorious rice dish. One-pot rice brings limitless possibilities to play around with flavours and ingredients. Nail the foundations, your journey starts here.
Which rice to use for one-pot rice dishes?
Basmati or other long-grain rice is your best bet to prevent a mushy texture and give you an outstanding one-pot rice dish. Rinse the rice and let it soak in cold water for up to 30 minutes. This helps the rice to soak up the flavours you will be adding to the dish later.
By letting the rice soak, you prepare for faster cooking, create an enjoyable texture and keep the rice’s natural aroma. You only need to just cover the rice in water to soak it.
Drain the water and add fresh water when it is time to boil the rice.
Knowing the water-to-rice ratio and cooking time is the key to gloriously cooked rice – and to avoiding watery, hard, chewy, mushy or burnt rice. Stick with a ratio of 2:1 and let it simmer for 10 minutes on low heat. Then just remove the pot from the heat and let it rest for 5-10 minutes.
Fry up and toss a good measure of Lurpak® into the mix
Discover how a little Lurpak® can elevate your one-pot cooking and bring out all the flavours of your accompanying ingredients.
If your one-pot dish will be getting a flavour boost from meats like beef, lamb or bone-in chicken, the trick to elevating the taste is as simple as a good measure of Lurpak®. Melt the butter and brown the meat before you toss it together with the rice for a gloriously rich flavour.
Butter is also key to your aromatics. Chop, sauté, and fry onions, garlic, herbs, spices or tomato paste in butter to release all their wonderful flavours.
If fish, chicken breast, or vegetables are your chosen ingredients for the dish, then skip the frying and let them cook with the rice right from the start.
Discover more joy of cooking
It is time to cook good food. Put your mark on one-pot rice and make it truly yours. Check what you have in stock, get inspired by your fresh selection, and create your perfect version of one-pot rice like only you can, cook. With just a few additions, you can turn basic into breathtaking.
Is it missing something? Then simply grab your Lurpak®. Crown your one-pot rice dish with a dab of butter here and there and let it melt into the dish to get that extra creamy texture and indulgent taste.