Brown Rice & Seaweed Salad. Brown rice is a food often associated with healthy eating. Considered a whole grain, brown rice is less processed than white rice, which has had its hull, bran and germ removed. Brown rice retains all the good stuff—the healthy bran and germ, which are removed from white rice.
Brown rice is packed with nutrients, plus it's adaptable to all sorts of cuisines. Add one of our popular foolproof brown rice recipes to your dinner menu tonight. Brown Rice is a whole-grain rice with the inedible outer hull removed. You can cook Brown Rice & Seaweed Salad using 13 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of Brown Rice & Seaweed Salad
- You need 1 cup of brown/wild rice (I used barley and millet).
- It’s 21/2 cups of water.
- You need 1 cup of pumpkin seeds.
- You need 1 Tbsp of soy sauce.
- It’s 1-2 of spring onions.
- Prepare 3 Tbsp of finely sliced pickled sushi ginger or grated fresh ginger.
- You need 3 Tbsp of mirin or lemon juice.
- Prepare 1 tsp of sesame oil.
- It’s 2 Tbsp of oil.
- It’s 1 Tbsp of soy sauce,.
- It’s of salt and pepper.
- Prepare of sliced nori (seaweed sheets).
- It’s of Frozen peas (if desired).
White rice is the same grain but has the hull, bran layer, and cereal germ removed. Red rice, gold rice, and black rice (also called purple rice) are all whole rices, but with differently pigmented outer layers. Brown rice is "unpolished" white rice. Brown rice retains unsaturated fatty acids, protein, minerals, vitamins, and starch that are usually removed during polishing.
Brown Rice & Seaweed Salad instructions
- Cook your rice or barley (I used a rice cooker).
- While rice is cooking roast your pumpkin seeds. Once these are roasted transfer to a bowl and pour over the soy sauce, mix and set aside to cool..
- Cook your peas.
- Combine the mirin or lemon juice, sesame oil, and soy sauce, spring onion.
- Stir all the ingredients into the rice and half the pumpkin seeds. Transfer to a serving dish..
- Just before serving, stir in most of the pumpkin seeds and half the nori. Scatter the remaining pumpkin seeds and nori over the top of the rice..
It is eaten as food and. Brown rice is less processed and more nutritious than its white counterpart. The trick to steaming it is to use less water than called for on the package. The end result: deliciously fluffy, nutty-flavored grains that hold up well in the refrigerator or freezer. Unlike white rice, brown rice retains the nutritious bran and germ covering of the rice grain.