Learn how to cook brown rice perfectly every time! With this easy stovetop method, it's always fluffy and light - just right for stir fries, bowls, and more.
I love days when I have a big container of cooked brown rice in the fridge. It’s a fantastic starting point for curries, stir fries, fried rice, and more, and its earthy, nutty flavor is even delicious on its own. Sometimes, I’ll toss it with a pinch of salt,top it with an egg和call itbreakfast.
Rumor has it that cooking brown rice on the stove is tricky, but I’m here to tell you that it’s actually simple! This easy, foolproof cooking method yields perfect brown rice every time. You only need water, rice, olive oil, and a pot to try it, so say goodbye to mushy rice, and let’s get cooking!
This easy method will work for any type of brown rice, as long as it’s not an instant or quick-cooking variety. These products are more processed than typical brown rice, so their cooking times will vary. Once you’re ready to cook, follow these simple steps:
- First, rinse the rice.此步骤是在大米外去除多余的淀粉是必不可少的。如果他们不冲走，就会造成大米凝集并成为粘性，因为它厨师。我们的目标是让完美的蓬松糙米，所以不要跳过这一步！我想，直到在碗中的水变清了一个大碗里涮矿细网过滤。
- Then, measure the appropriate water to rice ratio.我用2杯水的大米每杯。水和大米添加到一个中型平底锅，并在特级初榨橄榄油一茶匙搅拌。
- Next, it’s time to cook!把水烧开，减少热量，盖，煨约45分钟，直至米鲜嫩已吸收的水。
- Finally, turn off the heat.Let the pot sit, covered, for 10 minutes before removing the lid and fluffing with a fork.
Favorite Brown Rice Recipes
一旦你手头上有米饭，你会发现各种各样的方式来使用它！将它添加到炒菜，成为它作为配菜curry要么鹰嘴豆马萨拉, or swap it for the white rice in mycilantro lime rice recipe. I also use short grain brown rice to add texture toveggie burgers和素食主义者meatballs. It has a stickier texture than long grain brown rice, which is key for making extra-hearty patties that hold their shape in the oven, on the stove, and on the grill.
But most often, I use it as a base for healthy grain bowls. I call for it specifically in this佛钵, thisadzuki bean bowl， 还有这个mango ginger rice bowl，但你也可以使用它作为一个简单的，没有处方粮碗的起点。只需添加一个（或多个）从每个类别的项目以打开白饭成美味dinner:
- 蛋白质！My favorites arebaked tofu,tempeh,扁豆和roasted chickpeas.
- A vegetable!It’d be great withroasted butternut squash,菜花,broccoli,Brussels sprouts, ortomatoes.
- 上面的调料！我试着peanut sauce,tahini sauce,cilantro lime dressing,pesto,tzatziki, orchipotle sauce.
Let me know what variations you try!
- 1cupuncooked brown rice,well rinsed
- 1茶匙extra-virgin olive oil
Combine the rinsed rice, water, and olive oil in a pot and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce the heat, and simmer for 45 minutes.
Remove from the heat and let it sit, covered for 10 more minutes. Fluff with a fork.