Microwave rice?

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  1. Loops25

    Loops25 Full Member

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    Can someone tell me if microwave rice is free on green?

    Just easy to have at work for lunch xx
     
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    I think the plain stuff is and the basamati ones are but becareful with the flavoured ones. x But im not 100% but im sure someone will pop along soon... x
     
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    Hi Hun, Microwave rice has oil in so the rice doesn't stick together. For example Uncle Bens express long grain is 1 syn for 250g pouch, so its not bad and great for quickness. Hope this helps. xxx Loobylou
     
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    Fantastic idea, now I have started work I think I may copy you! These are the Uncle Ben ones, there are definitely some to avoid! Syn values below are for Green & Extra Easy

    Express Mexican Style Rice, ambient, 250g pouch 2
    Express, Basmati & Thai Rice, ambient, 250g pouch 4
    Express, Basmati Rice, ambient, 250g pouch 2
    Express, Chinese Style Rice, ambient, 250g pouch 2½
    Express, Egg Fried Rice, ambient, 250g pouch 5
    Express, Golden Vegetable Rice, ambient, 250g pouch 2
    Express, Lemon & Rosemary Rice, ambient, 250g pouch 2
    Express, Long Grain & Wild Rice, ambient, 250g pouch 1
    Express, Long Grain Rice, ambient, 250g pouch 1
    Express, Mushroom Rice, ambient, 250g pouch 2
    Express, Pilau Rice, ambient, 250g pouch 3½
    Express, Savoury Chicken Rice, ambient, 250g pouch 2
    Express, Special Fried Rice, ambient, 250g pouch 5
    Express, Sweet & Spicy Rice, ambient, 250g pouch 4
    Express, Thai Curry Rice, ambient, 250g pouch 2½
    Express, Thai Sweet Chilli Rice, ambient, 250g pouch 2
    Express, Tomato & Basil Rice, ambient, 250g pouch 5
    Express, Vegetable Pilau Rice, ambient, 250g pouch 3½
    Express, Wholegrain Rice with Mediterranean Vegetables, ambient, 250g pouch 6½
    Express, Wholegrain Rice, ambient, 250g pouch 3
     
  6. Donnie46

    Donnie46 Slow but sure....

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    Oh my, I didn't realise this and have been using microwave rice....I shall have to start cooking rice 'proper' again, thanks for that Ossireo..
     
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    Boil in the Bag rice is free and quicker, although not so handy for work.
     
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    just bumping this thread as i was searching for ages for one of the flavours and i don't have access to online syns calc, hopefully the syn values havnt changed as they can be really handy for lunch times etc. :)
     
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    Check the ingredients list on the back of the packet - oil=syns.
     
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