35 Reviews

You are so right about the rice being perfect! I doubled the recipe and used 4 tbsp of kosher salt in the water, together with 1/2 tsp garlic powder and 1/2 tsp onion powder. I followed your instructions exactly and even though it seemed that the rice wasn't quite ready when I drained it, it was perfectly cooked 10 minutes later, as your instructions say. I love the fact that no fat is used to make this rice. Thanks for sharing this recipe.

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Pesto lover June 20, 2010

I have avoided making brown rice for decades because the one time I tried to make it (literally DECADES ago), it took forever and was gummy. But this works! I am delighted with the result. Who'd a thought. :-)

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BarbryT June 03, 2011

So easy!!!!! Thanks!!!

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Charmie777 June 25, 2010

wow it worked! Usually I have a little burnt on the bottom of my brown rice. I tossed in some toasted Sesame Seeds for Asian flare. Made for ZWT6 for Looney Spoon Phoodies :)

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Jamilahs_Kitchen May 28, 2010

Wow, I can't tell you how glad I am to have found this! I adore brown rice, but have often avoided fried rice and pilaf dishes because I can never get the texture right. This made PERFECT rice for frying! Thanks so much for posting; I know I will revisit this often. Made for the Mischief Makers, ZWT 6!

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smellyvegetarian May 26, 2010

So easy and turned out better than cooking the regular way! This is my new way to cook brown rice! Thank you! :-)

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Karabea May 01, 2011

Fantastic! This is so much easier than the conventional way of cooking rice. Thanks for sharing. Made for Best of 2010 Tag.

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Dreamer in Ontario February 28, 2011

I always have the worst time cooking rice, but this really did turn out just perfect! Made for ZWT6--Whine and Cheese--diabetic Asian Challenge.

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helowy June 01, 2010

I have tried so many brown rice recipes over the years. Finally, we have a keeper! No more gummy brown rice. This will be my method from now on, thank you so much!

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Kelley52 September 16, 2016

Thank you. my brown rice came out perfect. I have been using Success Rice that you cook in bags for about 10 minutes. I have had terrible luck cooking rice. I had some brown rice stored away because i just gave up, and tried this method last night and it came out perfect. I can't believe it is so easy after all of these years.

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michelle August 29, 2016
Perfect Basic Brown Rice