Oct 20 2014

Perfect Baked Rice

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You don’t need a rice cooker to make perfect rice. In fact, all you need is a medium sized baking dish with a lid, an oven and some hot water. Dish it out with a measuring cup to get a fancy little mound of rice and don’t forget to use the leftovers the next day for fried rice!

*Note: I fortunately get to buy a local long grain white rice and prefer that over brown rice. You may need to adjust the ratio of water to rice for brown rice, basmati, etc.

Total Time to Prepare: 1 hour 5 minutesCooking Time: 1 hourServes: 3-4


  • 1.5 cups white long grain rice
  • 2.75 cups boiling water


  1. In a medium sized baking dish with a lid add your 1.5 cups of rice.
  2. Boil 2.75 cups water and once it reaches a boil add it to your baking dish of dried rice.
  3. Cover with a lid and bake for 1 hour at 375ยบ F.
  4. After the hour, remove from oven, remove the lid and fluff with a fork.
  5. Let sit for a few minutes before serving.