Vermicelli Rice

  • Preparation 10 MIN
    Cooking 23 MIN
  • Servings 4



  1. In a pot over medium-high heat, brown the vermicelli in the oil for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Add the rice and cook for 30 seconds, stirring to coat in the oil. Add the water. Season with salt. Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes over low heat or until the liquid is completely absorbed. Remove from the heat and let sit, covered, for 5 minutes.


Short wheat vermicelli is available in certain grocery stores and in North African or Middle Eastern specialty shops. It may be found under different names such as cut vermicelli, short cut angel hair, etc.

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