Oven Baked Sweet and Savory Brown Rice
- 2 cups brown rice
- 6 cups vegetable stock
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- 1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
- 1 cup pitted and chopped fresh dates
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Add the brown rice, vegetable stock, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, pepper, brown sugar, ginger and dates to a metal baking pan and mix with your hands to make sure all of the ingredients are distributed evenly. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour. Remove the pan from the oven, transfer the rice to a serving bowl and serve.
This recipe was provided by professional chefs and has been scaled down from a bulk recipe provided by a restaurant. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe, in the proportions indicated, and therefore, we cannot make any representation as to the results.
Recipe courtesy of Brian Hill, 2010