Dominican White Rice


  • 2 cups long grain rice
  • juice of 1 large lime
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup peanut oil

This is the typical way that rice is prepared in the Dominican Republic.


  • Wash the rice¬†thoroughly, drain and cover with cold water.
  • Add the lime juice and allow to stand for 2-3 minutes. Drain.
  • Pour the water into a heavy sauce pan with a tight fitting lid, add the salt and bring to a boil.
  • Cover and reduce the heat to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes or until the rice almost is cooked.
  • Stir the oil into the rice, cover and cook on the lowest possible heat until the rice is tender.

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