How to Cook Rice

Easiest recipe for how to make rice in the oven. Baked rice fluffy and perfect every time. 
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword How to cook rice
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 296kcal


  • 2 cups uncooked long grain white rice
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 Tbsp unsalted butter, cubed


  • Rinse rice under cold water until water runs clean. 
  • Add the rice, water, chicken broth into a casserole dish. Season with salt and mix.
  • Add the cubed butter.
  • Bake for 45 minutes at 400°F. Bake until liquids are absorbed, and rice is tender.


For cilantro lime rice add 3 Tbsp juice 3-4 Tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped.
Baking time might slightly vary as all ovens are different. 


Calories: 296kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 749mg | Potassium: 133mg | Vitamin A: 235IU | Vitamin C: 5.4mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 0.6mg