Perfect Brown Rice Recipe

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Lydia Published: December 4, 2020 Modified: August 9, 2021
Perfect Brown Rice Recipe

How To Make Perfect Brown Rice

Pair this amazing brown rice with your favorite meals! It’s fluffy, flavorful, and perfectly belly-filling. Whip up this healthy rice in just under an hour.

Preparation: 2 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Rest Time: 10 minutes
Total: 42 minutes



  • 1cupbrown rice,short, medium or long grain brown rice
  • 6cupswater
  • salt,or soy sauce or other desired seasonings, to taste


  1. Bring a large pot of water to boil, using at least 6 cups of water per 1 cup of rice.

  2. Rinse the rice in a fine mesh colander under running water to remove excess starch.

  3. Add the rice to the boiling water.

  4. Reduce the temperature as necessary to prevent overflow, but maintain a steady boil.

  5. Boil, uncovered, for 30 minutes.

  6. Drain off the remaining cooking water, then return the rice to the pot.

  7. Cover the pot and let the rice rest, off the heat, for 10 minutes.

  8. Fluff the rice, then season as desired.

  9. Serve warm, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 229.27kcal
  • Fat: 1.70g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.34g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.61g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.61g
  • Carbohydrates: 48.24g
  • Fiber: 2.15g
  • Protein: 4.75g
  • Sodium: 1249.56mg
  • Calcium: 35.88mg
  • Potassium: 169.99mg
  • Iron: 1.15mg
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