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oven brown rice


Recently, I came across an idea/recipe for making brown rice in the OVEN that seemed I decided to give it a try. I love how easy it is to throw together and that it turns out perfectly every time. Well for me it's been TWICE, but that's EVERY time I've made it! :-)

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Resting 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 366 kcal
Author: Jillee


  • 3 cups long medium or short-grain brown rice
  • 4 2/3 cups water
  • 4 teaspoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees. Spread rice in a 9 x 13 inch baking dish and top the rice with 4 pats (teaspoons) of butter.
  2. Bring water to boil in a saucepan or in the microwave. Once boiling, remove from heat, stir in salt and pour water over rice.
  3. Cover baking dish tightly with a double layer of foil. Bake for 1 hour, until tender.
  4. Remove baking dish from oven and uncover. Fluff rice with fork, then re-cover and let rice stand for 10 more minutes. minutes. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 366 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 7mg2%
Sodium 427mg19%
Potassium 206mg6%
Carbohydrates 71g24%
Fiber 3g13%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 85IU2%
Calcium 27mg3%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.