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 Mochiko is our preferred brand of glutinous rice flour, but Bob’s Red Mill sweet white rice flour will also work. Sarah Jampel, Bon Appétit, "This Mochi Cake Is the Only Thing I’d Like to “Ring in the New Year” With," 26 Dec. 2019 Trade up your white bread sandwich for a whole grain version, go for brown rice over white rice, and choose whole grain cereals (including oatmeal) and sides (such as quinoa). Samantha Cassetty, NBC News, "The MIND diet: 11 foods to eat to keep your brain healthy," 22 Nov. 2019 Spooned over white rice in my favorite shallow bowl, this dish makes weeknight cooking feel do-able again. Aliza Abarbanel, Bon Appétit, "This Poached Fish in Tomato Curry Got Me Out of My Salmon Rut," 18 Sep. 2019 Curry Turkey Salad This spicy turkey salad is great in a sandwich or wrap, on crackers, over white rice or a green salad or on its own. Grant Butler, oregonlive, "35 Thanksgiving leftovers recipes that turn turkey and all the trimmings into something new," 28 Nov. 2019 One large study looked at the impact of swapping white rice for whole grain bread on type 2 diabetes risk. NBC News, "5 seemingly unhealthy foods that are actually good for you," 26 Nov. 2019 Gulf Coast, South Alabama Seafood gumbo with crab and shrimp, served with white rice and Oysterettes mini saltine crackers. Bob Carlton | Bcarlton@al.com, al, "The definitive Alabama meal, 200 years in the making," 19 Sep. 2019 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

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First Known Use of white rice

1916, in the meaning defined above

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10 Jan 2020

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“White rice.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20rice. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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