- WHY USE LONG GRAIN?
Long Grain Rice as it’s name states, tends to be 4-5x longer than it is wide. The key feature is that the grains stay fluffy yet separate after being cooked and tends to not to clump together. They tend to have a firmer, drier texture and are ideal for side dishes and salads.
- VERSATILE PRODUCT
Used in a variety of cultures and cooking styles. Our extra long grain rice is a blank canvas for you to impart your favorite flavors. Season with our All-Purpose Sazón and Adobo for a savory balanced side dish.
- MADE WITH SIMPLE INGREDIENTS
Our enriched long grain rice is free from artificial colors or preservatives. No salt added. Kosher
- ECONOMICAL CHOICE
Our long grain rices are a cost-effective solution since they come in servings of 10+ per bag, not to mention much less sodium than boxed varieties.
- AVAILABLE IN A VARIETY OF SIZES
Whether you’re cooking for your family or a large gathering, we have long grain rice in a variety of sizes ranging from 1lb to 20lb bags.
how to prepare long grain rice
YIELDS 3.5 CUPS OF COOKED RICE
- In a medium sauce pan, bring to a boil 2 cups of water, 2 Tablespoons of butter or margarine and 1 teaspoon of salt.
- Add 1 cup of rice, reduce heat to low, cover and cook for 15 minutes.
- Remove from heat and let stand, covered, until water is absorbed.
- Fluff with fork and season to taste.
For firmer rice: reduce water by 1/4 cup.
To retain vitamins: Do not rinse before or drain after cooking.
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