Alton Brown's Baked Brown Rice

Total Time
1hr 10mins
10 mins
1 hr

This recipe comes from Alton Brown and it's the only way we have rice anymore. My servings are quite a bit smaller than his, though! You can use chicken or veggie broth in place of the water, or add herbs and spices.

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  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF.
  2. Boil the water and add the butter and salt. Stir to dissolve salt and melt butter.
  3. Place the rice in an 8" casserole dish. Pour the boiling water mixture over the rice and stir.
  4. Cover with foil and bake on the middle rack for 1 hour.
  5. Fluff with fork and serve.
  6. This rice also refrigerates and reheats fairly well, but it's best freshly made.