Average: 5 (1 vote)
Active time
5 minutes
Total time
45 minutes
6 servings

1 cup (190g) uncooked brown rice

¼ tablespoon butter or trans-fat free margarine

½ cup (75g) seedless raisins or dried cranberries

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

2 ¼ (510 ml) cups water*

milk or cream (optional)

honey or brown sugar (optional)

fresh fruit or toasted nuts (optional)

*For moister rice, add ¼ cup (30 ml) extra water.

  1. Combine rice, butter, raisins and cinnamon with water in a 2- to 3-quart saucepan. Bring to a boil; stir.
  2. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer 40 to 50 minutes, or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.
  3. Fluff with fork. Serve with milk or cream, honey or brown sugar, and fresh fruit or nuts, if desired.

Variation: Make Country Breakfast Cereal using leftover cooked brown rice. For 3 cups (585g) cooked rice, add butter or trans-fat free margarine, raisins or cranberries and cinnamon above, and heat in a saucepan or in your microwave oven until heated through. Add optional ingredients, if desired.




Recipe and photo courtesy of USA Rice Federation.


Calories: 160
Total Fat: 1.5 g
(Saturated Fat: 0 g)
Sodium: 10 mg
Carbohydrate: 34 g
Fiber: 2 g
Protein: 3 g.

Yield: 6 servings

How'd it Taste?

Peg Fornefelt
I haven't tried this but I plan to. It sounds really good and good for you! I love all the fruit in it!

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