Basic Brown Rice

By gholland      

May 11, 2015

My digestive system needs fiber, and I'll bet yours does, too! Complex carbs like brown rice are filling and do not spike your blood sugar like simple carbs. Enjoy some brown rice everyday to stay regular, feel full, and create a lovely foundation for your vegetables and proteins.

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 55 mins
  • Yields: 8 servings


pinch of sea salt

4 cups water

2 cup brown rice


1Presoak and rinse rice.

2Add water and salt to a pot and bring to a boil.

3Add rice. Cover and reduce heat to low.

4Simmer for 50 minutes if it is short grain, and 35 minutes if it is long grain.

5When done, pull from heat and let stand covered for 10 minutes.

6Fluff rice with a fork before serving.

7Enjoy this rice in entrees, desserts, and snacks all week long.

For extra fluffy rice, heat water to a boil. Then put the rinsed grains in a dry skillet. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring until the grains are dry. Add hot dry ice to boiling water, add salt and continue cooking.


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