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Leftover Valencia Rice

drewb123 May 4, 2010 01:44 PM

HELP!! I have leftover Valencia rice and wanted to know if that would be okay to make risotto..

  1. nasv May 4, 2010 02:43 PM

    Is it already cooked? If it is, then I would simply use as a left over... the type of starch in medium and short grain rices allows for storage w/o it being overly dry or crunchy, etc...

    Is it not cooked... then of course... same reason, the type of starch allows for a nice and creamy risotto made of its own broth!

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    1. re: nasv
      drewb123 May 4, 2010 03:02 PM

      Great thanks... willbe prob making risotto then!

    2. l
      LauraGrace May 4, 2010 02:45 PM

      Yup, I do it all the time and it turns out fine. It's my go-to substitute when I just can't justify spending $8 /lb for carnaroli! ;)

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