Lazy Slow Cooker Rice Recipe
Slow cooker rice is so easy to make it is practically foolproof. Just add some water and rice and let your crockpot take over. You will have fluffy, delicious, perfectly cooked rice with minimal effort.
Servings: 6 Servings
- 2 cups uncooked long grain white rice**
- 4 cups water
- pinch salt
- non-stick spay of choice
add rice to strainer. hold over sink and rinse with cool water until water runs clear
spray slow cooker (or liner if using) with non-stick agent of choice
add rice, water and salt to slow cooker
cover and cook on high 2-2½ hours
After about 1¾ hours, test rice to see if the grains are cooked all the way through. Continue to check every 5 minutes or so until rice reaches desired consistency.
once rice is fully cooked, remove from the slow cooker. If you leave this dish on warm, the rice will stick to the pot, and/or become mushy
rice can be used immediately or stored for future use,
Cooked rice left in the slow cooker will become mushy and and/or can burn to side of slow cooker
**Brown rice can be made this way as well. Cooking time will need to be increased by about a half hour depending on your slow cooker.
Once water is fully absorbed, promptly remove from the heating element and fluff with a fork. If you allow it to cook longer, it will quickly get mushy.
Calories: 225kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 71mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1mg