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Instant Brown Rice

100% whole grain goodness, great for casseroles, stir-frys, side dishes and more!
Ready in 10 minutes.

Cooking time
10 minutes

Between work, kids, and making it to that 6 AM yoga class, finding time to prepare a quick and tasty meal can be a real challenge. But, with Minute® Brown Rice, you can enjoy its nutty taste and slightly chewy texture in just 10 minutes! That’s one-fourth the time of long cook brown rice. So in a shorter time you’ll have delectable rice with the same nutritional values of long cook rice that will enhance any meal. 

Minute® Instant Brown Rice has just 1 simple ingredient…rice that’s grown in the USA. Simply precooked and dried, nothing added but convenience. Plus each serving contains 50g of whole grains (Whole Grains Council recommends 48g/day)

Squeezing in a quick and delicious whole grain recipe into your hectic routine has never been easier than with Minute® Brown Rice. As a dependable family favorite, we are on a mission to make meals quick and enjoyable, from breakfast (a great alternative to oatmeal) through dessert, so you spend less time cooking and more time enjoying! Try it in fried rice, casseroles, stuffed peppers or even rice pudding recipes to have your taste buds asking for more. 

For extra whole grain and added protein try our Instant Rice and Quinoa blend.

Available Sizes

  • 14 oz – 8 servings
  • 28 oz – 16 servings

Cooking time

10 minutes

Serving size




Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts Instant Brown Rice

Dietary Considerations & Product Benefits

  • Non- GMO Project Verified
  • Gluten Free Certified
  • No Preservatives
  • MSG Free
  • Cholesterol Free
  • Sodium Free
  • Vegan/Vegetarian



Servings Rice Water
2 1 cup 1 cup
4 2 cups 2 cups
6 3 cups 3 cups
  1. Add water and rice to a saucepan. Add oil if desired.
  2. Boil water, reduce heat to medium, cover and simmer 10 minutes or until water is absorbed.
  3. Remove rice from heat. Fluff with a fork before serving.


Servings Rice Water Minutes
2 1 cup 1 cup 7 min
4 2 cups 2 cups 11 min
6 3 cups 3 cups 15 min
  1. Place water and rice in a microwave-safe bowl. Add oil if desired.
    Cover. Microwave on HIGH.
  2. Wait 5 minutes or until water is absorbed, then fluff with a fork.
  3. Microwave ovens vary. Cooking times are approximate.

Cooking Essential

Pumpkin and Rice Stuffed Peppers

Quick Tip

Looking for easy flavor boosters? Try adding a special touch to your rice by cooking the brown rice in apple juice instead of water and adding fresh mint leaves, raisins, nuts and honey.

Recipe Idea

Need a delicious way to enjoy your whole grain Brown Rice? Try cooking your rice in this Spicy Rice, Bean and Cheese Skillet loaded with black beans, tomatoes, rice, cilantro, cheese and more!

You can also enjoy a delicious, nutrient-packed snack even when you’re on a time crunch. Try stirring in ground cinnamon, golden raisins, honey or agave and chopped nuts to Instant Brown Rice for a speedy sweet treat. If you want to make it an on-the-go snack, pack the ingredients into a container and add to heated microwavable Ready To Serve Brown Rice cups. Mix it up and you’re ready to enjoy a simple-made whole grain snack.

Easy to prepare on the stove or in the microwave.

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