Baked Brown Rice

Perfect Every Time Brown Rice

A perfect every time Baked Brown Rice that you set a timer on and forget about for an hour. Then you have delicious, fluffy brown rice.
Course Rice
Cuisine American
Keyword Brown Rice Risotto
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 5 servings
Calories 214 kcal
Author Sabrina Snyder


  • 1 1/2 cups long grain brown rice
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Place the rice into an 8-inch square or circle baking dish.
  3. Bring the water to a boil, add salt and butter to the saucepan. Add the water to the rice and just jiggle the pan a bit to make sure the rice is evenly distributed.
  4. Cover the pan and bake for 60 minutes.

  5. After an hour, remove from oven and let sit a couple of minutes. Take off the cover and fluff the rice with a fork.

Recipe Notes

Recipe adapted from

Nutrition Facts
Perfect Every Time Brown Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 214 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 2mg1%
Sodium 706mg31%
Potassium 153mg4%
Carbohydrates 43g14%
Fiber 2g8%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 25IU1%
Calcium 23mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.