How much rice do you use per person?
For reference, the per person average serving size of cooked rice as part of a main dish is one cup of cooked rice, and 1/2 cup of cooked rice if used as a side dish. So for the average meal, you would need one third cup of raw, uncooked rice per person.
How many servings does 2 cups of rice make?
One (1) cup raw rice yields 3 ½ cups cooked rice, or enough for 3 light eaters. To be sure you have enough rice, prepare 1 ½ cups raw rice for 3 or 4 people and 2 cups raw rice for 4 to 6 people.
What is a portion of rice?
When it comes to rice the norm seems to be about ½ cup (90g) per person, although some people prefer to use a bit less – about 1/3 cup (60g) per person. And remember we are talking about uncooked rice here, which means that when it’s cooked it’s usually about a cup per person, as rice doubles in size.
Is 1 cup of rice enough for 2?
Measure one cup of long grain white rice into a cup and level it off. One cup of dry rice will make enough cooked rice for two to three adult servings. (Or two adults and two small children.) The cool thing about this recipe is it is proportional.
Is 1 cup of rice too much?
Be sure to limit your portion to one cup of rice per meal. It should only make up about a third or quarter of your meal. Ideally rice should be paired with vegetables and lean protein. Use it as a side dish or in soups or casseroles.
How much does 1 cup of uncooked rice serve?
Rice Conversions & Equivalents
|1 cup uncooked white rice||yields||3 cups of cooked white rice|
|Assuming 1 cup of cooked rice per person.|
|¾ cup (96 grams) uncooked rice||serves||2 persons|
|1 cup (180 grams) uncooked rice||serves||3 persons|
|2 cups (360 grams) uncooked rice||serves||6 persons|
How do you cook a small amount of rice?
Pour the specified amount of water into a saucepan, cover, then bring to a boil (use about 2-2½ cups of water per cup of rice). Add the rice and salt. Cover and cook over very low heat about 15 min without uncovering.
What’s the ratio of water to rice?
For most types of rice, you’ll always use a ratio of 1 cup rice to 2 cups water, which you can scale up or down. (Double-check your rice packaging to be sure.)
How much is a serving?
A serving size is a measured amount of food—1 cup, 1 slice, 1 teaspoon, etc. It’s the amount you’ll see on a food label, and it’s what the USDA uses in the Healthy Eating Guidelines and daily recommendations.