Crispy Rice

Serves 2.
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How to Make Crispy Rice: One of my favorite ways to serve rice is to carefully saute it until it gets a bit crispy on the edges. It can be served with tons of dishes and is a great trick for bringing old rice back to life!
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Nonstick Pan

A thorough walkthrough on two of my favorites methods on how to make crispy rice. I like serving it with tons of dishes or just with a simple egg.


2 cups cooked rice
2 tablespoons oil or butter




1) If you are using freshly cooked rice, spread it out on a baking sheet and let it cool and dry for 5-10 minutes.

2) Add a tablespoon of oil to a nonstick skillet and melt warm over medium heat. Once shimmering, add a cup of cooked rice. Let rice sit without stirring for 2-3 minutes.

3) Gently stir rice occasionally until it is crispy. Season rice with salt and serve with egg or any other topping.

To make a crispy rice patty:
1) Pack about one cup of rice into a patty that sticks together. Slide the patty into the skillet after the oil is warm. Let cook, undisturbed, for 3-4 minutes. Carefully flip with a spatula and let sit for another 3-4 minutes. Serve with toppings!