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Short Grain Brown Rice

ziggylu Jul 29, 2013 03:46 PM

Please advise on the correct proportion rice to water? I'm finding 1:3, 1:2 and 1:1 1/2 on line. Haven't made short grain brown in ages and bought it out of the bulk section so no instructions. Didn't think to check the bulk bin when I grabbed it.


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  1. tim irvine RE: ziggylu Jul 29, 2013 04:23 PM

    Or you can do the method where you use a good bit more water than can be absorbed, cool until done, and drain well. But if you want full absorption I'd go with 3:1. The alternative is to risk scorching.

    1. chefj RE: ziggylu Jul 29, 2013 04:38 PM

      I always use 2:1.

      1. Shrinkrap RE: ziggylu Jul 29, 2013 07:46 PM

        Do you rinse it? I think that changes the proportions.

        1. firecooked RE: ziggylu Jul 29, 2013 08:48 PM

          I use 2 parts water to 1 part rice. Although the experts are now saying to rinse rice then boil like pasta and drain because of arsenic contamination.

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