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How To Cook Perfect Brown Rice

Q. In your post about rice and arsenic, you mentioned cooking rice like pasta to reduce the amount of any potential arsenic. Do you have a recipe for how to do that?

Sure. Here is the recipe, which will make about 4 cups of cooked brown rice.

Simple Perfect Brown Rice


2 cups whole grain brown rice

12 cups water


Rinse rice in a strainer under cold running water for about a minute. Bring the 12 cups water to a boil in a large pot over high heat. Add the rice and boil, uncovered, for 20-30 minutes till done.

4. Pour the rice into a strainer and let the rice fully drain for a few minutes.

5. Return the rice to the pot, leaving the pot off the heat.

6. Cover the pot and let is sit, off the heat, for 10 more minutes.

Now you have perfect brown rice!

In Health Jeff


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