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Seasoned Brown Rice

Total Time

Prep: 5 min. Cook: 35 min.

Makes

4 servings

I serve the stir-fry over the rice for a tasty no-fuss meal. For maximum flavor, use your fingertips to crumble the dried basil directly into the cooked rice.—Betsy Larimer, Somerset, Pennsylvania
Seasoned Brown Rice Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1-1/3 cups water
  • 2/3 cup long grain brown rice
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, bring water and rice to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 35-45 minutes or until water is absorbed and rice is tender. Stir in the remaining ingredients.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 118 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 157mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate, 2g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch.

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