Basmati Rice

Yield: 8 servings.


  • 2 tsp. vegetable oil or butter
  • 2 cups basmati rice, rinsed
  • 3 3/4 cups chicken stock
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste


  1. Rinse rice in pot. Drain in fine-meshed colander.
  2. In a medium pot, combine vegetable oil, rice, stock and bring to a boil over high heat. Season with salt and pepper. Stir, reduce to low, and cover. Simmer for about 12 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat. Keep covered. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.