white rice

noun

Definition of white rice 

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

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Cook long-grain white rice. Fluff with fork and fold in grated lime zest and cilantro. Heat canola oil in large skillet on medium. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Red Curry Shrimp and Cilantro Rice," 9 Oct. 2018 Limiting alcohol, which may suppress fat-burning and add nutritionally empty calories, and avoiding refined carbohydrates like white bread and white rice are also helpful. New York Times, "The Dangers of Belly Fat," 11 June 2018 Brown rice is to white rice what whole-wheat flour is to white flour, in that brown rice has not had the outer (brown) bran and germ removed. Becky Krystal, sacbee, "A better pot of rice is within your reach | The Sacramento Bee," 17 Apr. 2018 Add wild rice to white rice along with carrot and pepitas; fold until well combined. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Wild Rice with Pepitas," 2 Dec. 2016 Today, Congaree and Penn’s online shop also sells white rice, brown rice and both white- and purple-rice grits, along with other Southern products such as pecan oil and Creole tomato jelly. Osayi Endolyn, WSJ, "Why Chefs Are Elevating Rice to Star Ingredient Status," 13 July 2018 The Taste of Jamaica ($19.99) plates up a little bit of everything: jerk chicken, pulled jerk pork, a beef empanada, callaloo, sweet plantains, white rice and black beans. Lauren Delgado, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Bahama Breeze's Reggae Fest promises special food, drink, music at restaurants," 29 June 2018 The restaurant will serve a popular Japanese dish: white rice topped with cabbage and fried pork cutlets or shrimp drizzled in black curry sauce. Paul Takahashi, Houston Chronicle, "Japanese curry franchise to open first Houston restaurant," 26 June 2018 The fried rice breakfast dish at Backbone Café includes organic white rice with celery, organic yellow onions, organic toyboy chilli peppers, organic garlic, cilantro and lime topped with a free-range egg and salsa verde. Kate Washington, sacbee, "With a Burning Man vibe, Backbone Café taps into the current 'clean-eating' craze," 27 Apr. 2018

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1916, in the meaning defined above

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