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How to Cook Brown Rice in the Microwave


Fast way to make brown rice.

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  • 1 cup whole grain brown rice
  • 2 chicken bullion cubes
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2.5 quart microwave safe dish with lid


Servings 6


Step 1

Add the water and oil to your dish then crumble the bullion cubes into the water.

Sprinkle the rice on top and give it a little stir.

Cook in the microwave, uncovered, for 10 minutes on high power.

Then cover the dish, but don't stir and cook for 30 minutes on 50% power. Don't open the microwave yet.

Let the dish sit in it for 10 minutes.

Remove from microwave and fluff with a fork.


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