TheVillageGreenShop sells organic brown mountain rice. It is rounder in shape, lighter in colour and flavourful and fluffier if cooked perfectly. In order to achieve the same quality we would like to share some tips from our favourite healthy cooking site Eating Well for some advise.
How to Cook Brown Rice & Wild Rice: Rice to Liquid Ratio, Time and Directions
|Brown Rice||2 1/2 cups||Bring rice and liquid to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, until tender and most of the liquid has been absorbed, 40-50 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes, then fluff with a fork.||3 cups|
|109 calories; 23 g carbohydrate; 2 g protein; 2 g fiber.|
|Wild Rice||At least 4 cups||Cook rice in a large saucepan of lightly salted boiling water until tender 45-55 minutes. Drain.||2-2 1/2 cups|
|82 calories; 17 g carbohydrate; 3 g protein; 1 g fiber.|
Completing the process is the resting period for at least 5 minutes with the lid on. Food-science expert Harold McGee says this “resting period” allows the grains of rice to cool and become firm, so that the rice doesn’t break when scooped from the pot. Once rested, fluff rice with fork, and you should have a light and aromatic final product!
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