Steps to the easiest camping rice recipe (Topped with Margarine)
Do you feel terrible when you have to cook when camping outside but don’t have any of the campfire recipes that go well with that?Just cook some rice. This is because it is fairly simple to prepare and pairs perfectly with anything.
There are many varieties of rice that you can cook when camping which all provide a good source of carbohydrates. You can also mix it up well with vegetables, beans or lentils for a nutritious backpacking meal.
I will give you the easiest camping rice recipe. Once I tried this awesome method and totally forgot other ways.
This stands out to be my number one method every time I go out camping.
This method is also fuel saving and efficient. The only cookeries you need are your camping stove, stainless steel cooking pot and Spoon. Try out this rice recipe.
- 1 cup rice
- 2 cups water
Light stove and make the flame to medium heat. Pour 2 cups water or Nalgene and pour into 4-quart or 2-quart stainless steel cooking pot. Season with a pinch of salt and set it to pot on the stove, then boil, so you need to turn the heat up a bit.
Add 1 cup rice and 1/2 tablespoon margarine in the pot. Cover with your pan lid, meanwhile, reduce the flame of your stove so that the rice can stop boiling but continue to simmer.Simmer and stir occasionally for 5 minutes for instant rice and 25 minutes for all other types of rice.
Stir between times. But be sure not overdo it because the rice will become overly starchy. Use a spoon to push aside the rice from the bottom of the pot in order to check whether the water on the bottom has been absorbed completely before serving.
Turn the flame off once all the water is absorbed. But you need to remember not to keep the flame too hot when you stir. Then let it cool for few minutes and serve.
To add extra flavor and help keep the rice from sticking to the pot, you can add 1/2 tablespoon margarine. While cooking, you have to pay special attention to the fire since the rice will burn and stick to the bottom of the pot if the flame is too hot. If you can’t seem to get your flame down to a moderate temperature, you can use a grip and pick up the pot, slowly moving it around over the flame in a circular motion, so the rice will not burn in any one spot.The final few minutes allows a natural absorption of the remaining water, without risking burning the starches in the rice and causing clumping or sticking. Planning meals for a longer hike or camping trip requires more thought. You have to choose foods that are light enough to carry in a backpack and that can be transported safely. So why not make some camping rice in your next outdoor activities! The fresh smell and taste of rice can help to revive the spirit and mind while you are camping out!