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How to Cook Brown Rice

Recipe photo courtesy of Bryan Gardner

Brown rice is less processed and more nutritious than its white counterpart. The trick to steaming it is to use less water than called for on the package. The end result: deliciously fluffy, nutty-flavored grains that hold up well in the refrigerator or freezer.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, April 2018
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  • MS11779550
    21 APR, 2018
    Hi Martha! I have been purchasing “instant” brown rice which is ready to serve in 10 - 15 mins vs the regular brown rice. Is the nutritional value of the instant comparable to the regularl? Thanks!!
    • bbettslaw
      13 JUL, 2018
      This is the best brown rice recipe ever! I love rice but it never tasted as good when I made it as it did made at certain restaurants. This recipe did the trick and I cooked the best brown rice I've ever had. I used short grain brown rice which is my favorite. I will be making this recipe a staple in my diet. Thanks Martha!

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