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Easy Wakame Brown Rice

Rated as 3.6 out of 5 Stars

"I threw this together in a hurry one day and loved the way it came out. It's simple, wholesome, and that little bit different. You can get dried wakame seaweed in health food or Asian specialty stores. Serve warm or cold."
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55 m servings 287
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Bring water, brown rice, butter, and salt to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until tender, 45 to 50 minutes.
  2. Soak wakame in 2 cups of water for 5 minutes; drain in a mesh strainer. Scoop rice into a bowl, and gently fold in wakame, avocado, and sesame seeds. Serve warm or cold.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 287 calories; 12.3 40.9 4.9 8 626 Full nutrition

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I love this rice! Thank you so much for posting it. I make it without butter and salt, and it's just great!

I was excited to see this recipe because I had some wakame flakes. The flavor is pretty bland. I substituted sesame oil for the butter. I wasn't too impressed with the flavor and decided not to ...

I love this concept! I felt like the original was a little bland, but it has a lot of potential. We added in some ground beef, but I think what this might really need is a dash of rice vinegar...

First time with Wakame; I liked it but I was the only one.

This worked great as a side dish with the nutty flavors of the brown rice and toasted sesame seeds. If you feel that this rice dish is bland just squeeze some lime juice in it or add some Srirac...