Brown Rice with Sesame Seeds

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Toby Jermain

I have been making this for years as a variation on the way my folks taught me how to make white rice.

Top Review by LonghornMama

Wonderful! Sesame seeds add a nice texture and flavor. I used a combination of butter and olive oil, chicken broth and about 1/2 t salt. I did forget to toast the sesame seeds first so sauteed with the rice and onion until they were toasty. Wouldn't change a thing! Thanks, Toby!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Saute rice in butter just until translucent and very lightly browned.
  2. Add onion and sesame seeds, and continue browning until onion is translucent, stirring frequently to prevent onion from burning.
  3. Drain any excess butter or olive oil.
  4. Add stock or water carefully to prevent steam burns; it WILL blow steam!
  5. Adjust heat for a slow simmer, cover, and cook about 45-50 minutes, stirring gently every 15 minutes.
  6. If all liquid is not absorbed, remove cover and continue cooking for up to another 15 minutes.
  7. Fluff with a fork before serving.

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