- Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Butter a 2 1/2-quart baking dish.
- Pour rice into the prepared baking dish.
- Stir water, butter, salt, and vinegar together in a saucepan; bring to a rolling boil. …
- Bake in preheated oven until the water is absorbed and the rice tender, 20 to 25 minutes.
Also question is, can I use chicken broth instead of water to cook rice?
See, easy peasy! You can increase the flavor of your dish, exponentially, just by cooking rice with chicken broth, instead of water. The chicken broth will leave your rice moist, salty, and for such a simple substitution. Your friends and family will be wondering how you made such tasty rice!
Hereof, can you cook jasmine rice in the oven?
I like to use jasmine rice as an easy side to any meal, but you can cook any type of medium- or long-grain rice in the oven. (Short-grain rice varieties such as sushi rice aren’t suited for the oven.)
Can you cook rice in the microwave?
Note: the rice expands during cooking, so be sure to choose a container that is large enough. Microwave on high, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Microwave on medium-low, uncovered, for 15 minutes. Do not stir the rice at any time during the cooking process.
Do you season rice before or after cooking? It is best to season the rice before cooking to really infuse the flavor. But if you have leftover cooked rice, you can still season and cook it to make seasoned fried rice.
But that all has to happen before you start cooking. If your rice is already stickier than you’d like, you could try rinsing it under cold water to remove some of the excess starch. After rinsing, spread the rice onto a sheet tray and place in the oven at 350°F for about 10 minutes to dry it out a bit.
Remove your pan from heat and uncover, placing a kitchen towel (as described above) over pan to keep moisture from dripping onto rice. Cover the pan tightly with lid. Let rice stand, covered, for 15-20 minutes to firm up.
Pour chicken broth into a glass measuring cup, and microwave on HIGH 3 minutes. Pour hot broth over rice, and stir until combined. Cover dish tightly with aluminum foil, and bake in preheated oven until liquid is absorbed, about 27 minutes. Uncover and let stand 3 minutes.
One of my favorite ways to add flavor to rice is by either using a cooking liquid other than water (bouillon or broth is an easy alternative), or by stirring in some fresh herbs, dried fruit, peas, nuts, or other flavor and color boosters.
Baked Rice is a foolproof method for getting fluffy, tender grains that have just the right texture. Combine rice, water, and butter and let it bake in the oven instead of on the stovetop. One of the reasons oven-baked rice turns out fabulous is that the heat is distributed more evenly throughout the cooking cycle.
Seasoning rice with garlic powder creates a savory, all-purpose dish that can be paired with a wide variety of foods. Garlic powder also delivers a delightful umami note, according to Bon Appetit. If you want something a bit more unique, try cinnamon, cumin, cardamom, or a combination of the three.