Question: What Causes Rice To Become Sticky After Being Cooked and How To Prevent It?

March 12, 2010


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Rice becomes sticky after being cooked because it contains starch. One way to avoid it is to cook it in the microwave. If cooked on a stove, rinse the rice well before cooking and you may add a little oil or butter (optional) while cooking. This will prevent it from being sticky.