Soaking is a centuries-old method that helps to breakdown the antinutrients and hard-to-digest components of grains, and at the same time, helps to release highly beneficial nutrients. For more about the whys and hows of soaking, please check out “How to Soak Grains for Optimal Nutrition.”
Soaking brown rice and other grains is really very easy! It just takes a little planning ahead. The result is a highly nutritious and easy-to-digest whole-grain food with wonderful robust flavor.
Time-saving Tip: Triple this recipe and refrigerate the leftovers for multiple dishes throughout the week. Below are several of my family’s favorite recipes using soaked brown rice:
• Soaked Brown Rice Breakfast Porridge
• Buttery-Herbed Brown Rice
• Orange Chicken Stir Fry with Broccoli