(Arroz de Calasparra)
Calasparra Rice, centuries-old medium short grain rice, native to the region of Murcia, Spain. This is a premium rice, used for making authentic ‘paella’.
This rice grains matures very slowly, produces dehydrated grain when harvested. When cooked, retain its shape & soak up the full flavor.
Cooking instructions for plain rice:
- In a sauce pan add 4 cups of water or broth / 1 Cup rice, 1 tsp sat (opt), 1 Tbsp butter (if desired).
- Bring to a soft boil, lower the heat, cover with lid and simmer for 25-30 minutes.
- Turn off the heat, let the rice steamed in the covered pot at least another 10 minutes or until the rice has absorbed the liquid.
- Fluff with fork and ready to serve rice alone.
One cup of rice will yield: 3 cups of cooked rice.