white rice

noun

Definition of white rice

: rice from which the hull and bran have been removed by milling

Examples of white rice in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Spices by Chef Max is inspired by his Bahamian heritage, offering spices like white rice powder, brown mustard powder, coriander, fenugreek, turmeric, cumin and more. Chanel Stitt, Detroit Free Press, "Need last-minute holiday gifts? Here are ideas from 5 metro Detroit businesses," 19 Dec. 2020 In a thermal pot or rice cooker, combine 1/2 cup cooked white rice and 1 1/2 cups water and mix well with a wooden spoon. Ying Chu, Marie Claire, "Beauty Inside and Out: Marie Kondo," 14 Jan. 2021 Heat the tin’s contents and ladle over plain white rice for a zero-effort meal. Benjamin Kemper, WSJ, "Dinner From a Can, No Apologies," 17 Dec. 2020 They are packed tightly with slivers of white onion and mushrooms and served with white rice and pickled radish sauce. Los Angeles Times, "Where to order takeout and delivery in Koreatown," 13 Dec. 2020 The major difference between brown rice and white rice is the milling process. Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, "Casserole inspired by stuffed peppers makes a good-for-you home-cooked meal," 6 Dec. 2020 The extra sauce is soaked up by the accompanying white rice, making a perfect amalgam of flavors for cool Arizona nights. Shaena Montanari, The Arizona Republic, "Your guide to the Vietnamese-inspired menu at Belly, Phoenix's new takeout-only restaurant," 28 Nov. 2020 Correct seasonings and serve over cooked white rice with French bread and butter. al, "Thanksgiving 2020: Lucy Buffett shares her recipe for Turkey Gumbo," 21 Nov. 2020 For more than 35 years, since the early 1980s, Thailand was the world's largest rice exporter, capturing the global market with firm varieties of jasmine and white rice. Randy Thanthong-knight, Bloomberg.com, "Thailand Bets on a New Rice Grain to Feed the World," 12 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of white rice

1916, in the meaning defined above

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7 Feb 2021

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“White rice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20rice. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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