Uncle Ben's Converted Long Grain Rice Cooking Instructions

By Yvonne Van Damme

Long grain rice is a long, slender grain. The slender grains stay fluffy after you cook them. This makes long grain rice ideal to serve as a side dish or with sauces. In general, rice is a versatile food. One brand of rice that is sold is Uncle Ben's converted long grain rice. It's available in both white and brown varieties.

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Rice is a versatile food.

Step 1

Combine the amount of rice, butter and water in a medium to large saucepan. The butter is optional and just adds some flavor. If you plan to make two servings of rice, use a 1/2 cup of rice, 1 1/3 cups of water and 1 teaspoon of butter. To make four servings, use 1 cup of rice, 2 1/4 cups of water and 2 tablespoons of butter. For six servings, combine 1 1/2 cups of rice, 3 1/3 cups of water and 1 tablespoon of butter. To make 12 servings, use 3 cups of rice, 6 cups of water and 2 tablespoons of butter.

Step 2

Bring the mixture to a boil. Once it's boiling, reduce heat to medium or medium-low.

Step 3

Cover the saucepan and allow it to simmer for 20 minutes. Keep it covered while it's simmering. Stir the rice occasionally.

Step 4

Remove the saucepan from heat. Keep it covered for five minutes, or until the water has been fully absorbed. Fluff the rice with a fork.