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Japanese-Style Brown Rice Recipe

Japanese-Style Brown Rice Recipe

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How To Make Japanese-Style Brown Rice

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Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Total: 55 minutes



  • 2 cups brown rice
  • 2 ½ cups water
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp mirin
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • Nori seaweed, for garnish (optional)


  1. Rinse the brown rice under cold water until the water runs clear.

  2. In a rice cooker or pot, combine the brown rice and water. Let it soak for 30 minutes.

  3. Cook the rice according to the manufacturer’s instructions for a rice cooker or on the stovetop.

  4. In a small bowl, mix together the soy sauce, mirin, rice vinegar, and sesame oil.

  5. When the rice is cooked, let it sit for 5 minutes. Then, drizzle the sauce over the rice and gently mix it in.

  6. Serve the Japanese-style brown rice in bowls, garnished with sesame seeds, green onions, and nori seaweed if desired.


  • Calories : 215kcal
  • Total Fat : 3g
  • Saturated Fat : 0g
  • Cholesterol : 0mg
  • Sodium : 296mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 43g
  • Dietary Fiber : 4g
  • Sugars : 0g
  • Protein : 5g
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