Brown rice is the perfect complement for tender, spicy lamb curry or any stew with a rich braising liquid. Make the rice while the meat is cooking.–Jacques Pépin
How to make Brown Rice
Makes 6 servings
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Heat the butter in a sturdy saucepan until hot, then mix in the onions and garlic, and saute for 2 minutes.
Add the raisins, if using, and the rice, and stir well to coat the rice with the butter. Pour in the chicken stock and the salt, and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally, so the rice doesn’t scorch. As soon as it is boiling, reduce the heat to very low. Cover, and cook for 45 minutes. The rice should be tender, but the grains should have some firmness.
How to make Brown Rice Recipe © 2001 Jacques Pépin. Photo © 2009 jacqueline. All rights reserved. All materials used with permission.