The Most Perfect, Beautiful, and Fluffy Rice!
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I have never in my life seen such beautiful rice. Each little white grain perfectly presented - no clumps, no crunch, no extra liquid - just fluffy white rice.
Recipe type: Side
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4-6
  • 2T coconut oil
  • 1t salt
  • ½ small onion, finely diced
  • 1 carrot, shredded
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ¼c white wine
  • 2c white rice
  • 3c boiling water
  1. Start water boiling in separate pan (about 4 cups as some will boil off).
  2. Melt oil in pan over medium heat.
  3. Add salt, onion & carrot. Sauté until soft.
  4. Add garlic. Sauté 1 minute.
  5. Pour in white wine. Deglaze until it's almost all boiled off.
  6. Add rice. Sauté 2-4 minutes until toasted.
  7. Add 3 cups boiling water and immediately cover.
  8. Simmer on low heat for 15 minutes covered.
  9. Remove from heat and let stand covered for 5 minutes.
  10. Fluff with a fork and serve.
Water needs to be boiling when adding to rice.
You can try vegetable or chicken stock instead of water for more flavor.
Recipe by Smart Family Living at