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Recently I was fortunate enough to receive a *triple slow cooker. I decided it was time to up my slow cooker game and branch out for more side dishes and accompaniments for my main meal. One area I wanted to tackle was how to cook rice in the slow cooker. I’m confident that I have cracked it, on my first attempt, and I wanted to share it with you! Scroll down near the end of this recipe for my printable recipe card that shows you how to cook rice in the slow cooker!
How to cook rice in the slow cooker – Ingredients
1/2 cup of long grain rice
1 cup of water
Generous pinch of salt
How to cook rice in the slow cooker – Method
Spray oil or rub butter around the slow cooker pot
Rinse rice thoroughly
Pour in rice, water and salt
Cook on high for 1 1/2 – 2 hours. Stir every 20-30 minutes if possible to prevent sticking.
How to cook rice in the slow cooker – My thoughts
I’ve only made this recipe twice, and both times it has been so simple. I know that rice is really simple to cook on a hob. I find that the hour before our dinnertime is SO busy most days. I like that I can just stir the rice when I have a few seconds, and it is ready for us when we want to eat. Also, if I serve dinner 5-10 minutes late it won’t be ruined.
There was a little bit of rice stuck to the slow cooker pot the two times I’ve made this so far. This was really simple to remove after a short soaking though. You could always look at *slow cooker liners if you want to avoid this. I’m happy to scrub a little to save money and the environment!
How to cook rice in the slow cooker:
How to cook rice in the slow cooker
- 1/2 cup long grain rice
- 1 cup water
- pinch of salt
- spray oil
Spray oil or rub butter around your slow cooker pot.
Rinse rice thoroughly.
Pour in rice, water and salt.
Cook on high for 1 1/2 - 2 hours.
Stir every 20-30 minutes if possible to prevent sticking.
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