Herbed Brown Rice Pilaf

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 7 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Inactive: 10 min
  • Cook: 47 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1 tablespoon butter

1 shallot, chopped

1 cup long-grain brown rice

Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper

2 1/2 cups chicken broth or water, warmed

1 clove garlic, smashed

2 sprigs fresh thyme

3 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

3 green onions, thinly sliced


  1. Melt the butter in a 2-quart saucepan over medium heat. Add the shallot and saute until tender. Add the rice and stir until the rice is glossy and coated with the butter. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Add the stock, garlic and thyme. Cover with a tight fitting lid. Cook 40 minutes, turn off the heat and let sit for 10 minutes.
  3. Remove the thyme sprigs and garlic. Fluff with a fork and add parsley and green onions.