If you compare the nutrient content of brown rice and white rice, brown rice wins, hands down. It is higher in fiber, antioxidants, minerals, and B vitamins such as niacin, thiamine, and B6. It’s also gluten-free. But cooking brown rice can be tricky. It isn’t just the color that sets it apart from its cousin, white rice. Brown rice is thicker due to its outer layer of bran, which white rice loses during processing. Cooking times for brown rice are different. However, you can safely substitute brown rice in just about any dish that calls for white rice.
There are five common types of brown rice. Each has comparable cooking times, yet their textures and flavors vary.
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