white rice


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 Serve the chicken teriyaki over sticky, cooked, short-grain white rice (such as sushi rice) or cooked and drained millet. Excerpted from FROM FREEZER TO INSTANT POT Copyright © 2019 by Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough. NBC News, "An Instant Pot chicken teriyaki recipe that goes from freezer to table in 20 minutes," 5 Sep. 2019 The same serving of cooked white rice provides about 150 calories and 30 grams of carb. Cynthia Sass, Mph, Health.com, "Cauliflower Benefits: 7 Ways This Vegetable Helps Your Health," 23 Oct. 2019 The photo showed a piece of jerk chicken next to a bed of white rice and green peas. Maria Pasquini, PEOPLE.com, "IKEA Apologizes After Being Accused of Cultural Appropriation Over Jerk Chicken Dish," 23 Sep. 2019 Think vanilla yogurt topped with raspberries or strawberries; red bell pepper strips with ranch dressing for dipping; cherry tomatoes; or even some white rice cooked with chicken broth and butter for extra flavor. Amy Schwabe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Skip the PB&J and pack a Wisconsin school lunch inspired by tailgating, Kwik Trip and the State Fair," 10 Sep. 2019 The main and only course some nights and summer afternoons was white rice with an egg. Rubén Rosario, Twin Cities, "Rosario: Food insecurity is not what I first thought it was," 25 Aug. 2019 For brown rice: Follow the same steps as for white rice, using the higher ratio of water to uncooked rice. oregonlive.com, "How to cook perfect rice: Chances are, you’re doing it all wrong," 26 Aug. 2019 But, having eaten only half a bowl of white rice all day, Ramirez stayed home and watched on TV as the club burned through its bullpen and Friday’s originally scheduled starter Griffin Canning in a 16-inning loss. Jack Harriswriter, Los Angeles Times, "Noe Ramirez apologized for Angels’ 16-inning loss to Orioles and he didn’t even pitch," 26 July 2019 Or do like Alex Delany and mix it into a dressing for cucumbers and radishes, then serve it over a bowl of steaming white rice. Christina Chaey, Bon Appétit, "What is Gochujang, The Little Red Tub We Keep in Arm's Reach?," 10 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of white rice

1916, in the meaning defined above

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28 Nov 2019

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“White rice.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20rice. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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