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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 119.4
  • Total Fat: 1.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 40.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.4 g
  • Protein: 2.9 g

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Slow Cooker Rice

Submitted by: CHEF_MEG
Slow Cooker Rice

Introduction

Brown rice that's ready when you are--and packed with flavor Brown rice that's ready when you are--and packed with flavor
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients


Tips

I sometimes use my slow cooker as a "stall cooker." There are days that I need to run the boys out the door for practice and love to have dinner ready to go when we walk in the door. I don't have 4 or 8 hours to slow cook but don't want to wait 45 minutes for rice to cook. Bingo--I use the slow cooker. Two hours in a slow cooker and you will have fluffy brown rice for dinner.


No shallots? Use 1/2 small yellow onion instead.
Don't skip the step of boiling the stock--this will help break down the husk of the rice, which will prevent mushy rice.


Directions

Coat the slow cooker insert with nonstick cooking spray.

Bring vegetable stock to a boil in a small saucepan. Place all the ingredients in the slow cooker, cover and set on low heat. Cook for 2 hours.


Serving Size: Makes 8 1/2-cup servings






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  • 94 of 117 people found this review helpful
    I do not understand all the unnecessary remarks. Perhaps a rice cooker is easier; however, if you don't have one.....use a crockpot. My suggestion - if you don't have a positive comment....don't comment! Thanks & have a blessed day! - 6/27/12

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  • 31 of 36 people found this review helpful
    Mmmmm...going to have to try this! I bet it'd work great for a wild rice mix too! My mom always freezes her unused rice into small portions to use for a quick lunch or single serving supper...make up some stir fry veg or something and you're good to go! - 9/10/12

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  • Incredible!
    26 of 29 people found this review helpful
    I use my slow cooker all the time, but I don't cook rice often enough to need a rice cooker........so this is a great idea for me!!! Thanks for the wonderful suggestion!!! Darla - 9/10/12

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  • Incredible!
    24 of 26 people found this review helpful
    Just made this today and it is delicious!! I had to add about 25 minutes on to the time-that is probably because of my crock pot. - 5/9/12

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  • Incredible!
    15 of 19 people found this review helpful
    Great! I absolutely hate hanging around waiting for rice to cook. This way I can cook enough for a few meals, leave it and come back later knowing I haven't set the stove on fire because I forgot all about it. LOL! - 5/9/12

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  • 13 of 25 people found this review helpful
    i cant wait to try this, i never make brown rice because it takes so long.
    if you have a rice cooker- goody for you, some of us cant afford the extra appliance or the extra counter/cabinet space. i already keep my slow cooker on the top shelf in the bedroom. no room up there for a rice cooker too - 9/18/12

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  • Incredible!
    10 of 15 people found this review helpful
    Hmm... I have a rice cooker but sometimes it does come out mushy. I wonder if boiling the stock (or coconut milk for curry!) first will help. I bet it would. Great tip, Meg! - 9/10/12

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  • 9 of 11 people found this review helpful
    Hey, just want to let everyone know that the calories for this is off. 1/4 cup brown rice DRY is a serving which is 160 cals. so this has 640 cals of rice in it total. Nutri info tried to make the comparison with 8 cups cooked rice which is 860 cals. - 12/3/12

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  • 9 of 17 people found this review helpful
    Great idea - I've thought about a rice cooker but I really don't have any extra storage space. My slow cooker already fits - 9/18/12

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  • 8 of 12 people found this review helpful
    I like this idea - sure would free up my rice cooker/veggie steamer for doing the veggies closer to mealtime, while getting the rice going earlier on.

    Thank you for sharing this great idea! - 9/18/12

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  • 5 of 7 people found this review helpful
    todl my granddaughter labout this receipe and now her family enjoys this dish . easy to fix and make it while you work . ready when you come home . - 9/10/12

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  • O.K.
    5 of 49 people found this review helpful
    A slow cooker for rice is pretty unnecessary... You can use a rice cooker (very inexpensive in Target or Walmart), and it takes a fraction of the time and you can still set it up and walk away until you are ready to eat. Its also a LOT easier to clean. - 5/16/12

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  • 4 of 6 people found this review helpful
    well, I will definitely try it and look forward to experimenting. I love a lot of ideas that show up on this site.
    - 9/19/12

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I don't know what I did but the first time I did this it had too much water and I ended up cooking on stove. Thought I would try again the same way and it came out perfect; must have been my error first time and glad I decided to try again. Thanks for the tip abt freezing portions of r - 2/18/13

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    My rice was not cooked in the 2 hours. Otherwise, with more time, it was a great idea. - 10/30/12

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  • 3 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Can't wait to try it and I appreciate all the input. Food for thought and it shows how different we all are in our process of life.
    - 9/10/12

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  • 3 of 9 people found this review helpful
    Can't wait to try this. I love my crockpot and use it a ton, but have never cooked brown rice other than in a recipe. - 6/13/12

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  • 3 of 15 people found this review helpful
    For me the whole point of using the slow cooker is to not have to use my stove. Also, can I use my Crock Pot which is smaller in size? Thanks - 3/25/12

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  • 2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    i have not tried this yet, but it does sound very good, and to NANIO31:
    This is a "comment" section, not a a "compliment" section....good or bad comments are welcome as long as they are not hateful. - 2/4/13

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  • 2 of 8 people found this review helpful
    We have a rice cooker which we have used for white rice. Just started transitioning to brown rice by using Trader Joe heat and eat brown rice. Making a larger quantity of brown rice in the rice cooker and storing the leftovers soon will happen. - 9/22/12

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  • Very Good
    2 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Great Idea.... - 9/19/12

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  • Very Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Very good and very easy..........Thanks. - 9/18/12

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  • 2 of 12 people found this review helpful
    Is that what brown rice looks like. I have never made it before and I thought it was darker in color. That looks like it has wild rice in it but there is none in the recipie - 9/18/12

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  • 2 of 19 people found this review helpful
    I also use a rice cooker. It's much easier and less time consuming.
    - 8/30/12

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I don't get Kylar Starn's comment on the cals. This recipe yields eight servings (1/2 cup each) of cooked rice which technically would be about 80 cal just for the rice alone. Personally I don't see anything wrong with the Nutritional info for this recipe. - 1/11/13

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