Perfect Brown Rice Recipe

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Perfect Brown Rice
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  • 1 tsp kosher salt , to taste
  • 12 cups water


  1. 1. Rinse rice in a strainer under cold running water for 30 seconds. Bring 12 cups water to a boil in a large pot with a tight-fitting lid over high heat. Add the rice, stir it once, and boil, uncovered, for 30 minutes. Pour the rice into a strainer over the sink.
  2. 2. Let the rice drain for 10 seconds, then return it to the pot, off the heat. Cover the pot and set it aside to allow the rice to steam for 10 minutes. Uncover the rice, fluff with a fork, and season with salt.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 573.54 Kcal (2401 kJ)
Calories from fat 42.66 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.74g 7%
Sodium 2189.52mg 91%
Potassium 456.62mg 10%
Total Carbs 120.08g 40%
Sugars 1.58g 6%
Dietary Fiber 7.9g 32%
Protein 11.06g 22%
Iron 3.2mg 18%
Calcium 301.8mg 30%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 19.07 Kcal (80 kJ)
Calories from fat 1.42 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.16g 7%
Sodium 72.82mg 91%
Potassium 15.19mg 10%
Total Carbs 3.99g 40%
Sugars 0.05g 6%
Dietary Fiber 0.26g 32%
Protein 0.37g 22%
Iron 0.1mg 18%
Calcium 10mg 30%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 11.1
  • 15

Good Points

  • low calorie,
  • fat free,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • cholesterol free,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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