How to Cook Brown Rice

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5 from 14 votes
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 55 mins
Total Time: 1 hr
Serves 4
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Want to make brown rice that's cooked perfectly every time? Just follow this easy method! Then, use it in bowls, stir fries, and more.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked brown rice, well rinsed
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil

Instructions

  • 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.

Notes

This rice-to-water ratio also works in a rice cooker using the brown rice setting. If you're using a rice cooker to cook your rice, skip the olive oil.