VIDEO: How to cook takeout white rice

Make takeout white rice at home like a pro!

Learn the two different cooking methods to make takeaway white rice at home. Which will you try first – the instant pot method or the shock cook method?

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How to cook takeout white sticky rice at home

Video: How to cook white rice


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Recipe: Instant Pot Sticky Rice


Instant Pot Sticky Rice

You don’t need a fancy, expensive rice cooker to cook the perfect sticky rice—just like your favorite snack dish served up. You only need an instant pot. Oh, and read the instructions carefully. 🙂
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Kitchen Chinese, Indian, Japanese
keyword how to make sticky rice, instant pot sticky rice
preparation time 2 protocol
cooking time 7 protocol
portions 4 portions


  • 1 Cup jasmine rice
  • 1 Cup hot water
  • pinch of salt


  • Rinse the rice in a sieve with cold/lukewarm water. Rinse until the water under the strainer runs clear. DO NOT SKIP THIS STEP.
  • Transfer the rinsed (and wet) rice to the bottom of the Instant Pot insert. Add the hot water and put the lid on.
  • Set to seal.
  • Cook in manual mode, high pressure for 7 minutes.
  • Drain naturally for 10 minutes, then release the steam valve and release the remaining pressure.
  • Remove the liner and serve Instant Pot Sticky Rice as a side or base for your meal.


Recipe: Shock & cook stovetop rice


Shock & Boil White Rice on the stove

How to make the perfect white rice on the stovetop!
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Kitchen American
keyword How to cook white rice, perfect white rice, hob, hob white rice
preparation time 5 protocol
cooking time 20 protocol
portions 8th portions


  • 2 tablespoon canola or vegetable oil
  • 2 cups white rice long or medium grain
  • 4 1/2 cups Water or broth
  • salt, pepper, butter, spices taste good


  • Heat oil in a heavy saucepan or Dutch oven. Measure the water so it is ready to pour.
  • Place the dry rice grains in the hot oil for 30 seconds to 1 minute.
  • When the rice begins to brown, quickly pour in the water and stir the rice into the water. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat to medium and simmer for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, turn off the heat and leave on the warm stovetop. Do not open the lid.
  • After 10 minutes, open the lid and fluff the rice with a fork, spatula, or spoon (see above from our shop!)
  • Serve the perfect stovetop white rice with your meal.

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