🔕 🔔
Loading…

My Basket ()

All questions

Can I substitute short grain brown rice for short grain white rice

I am making a stuffed zucchini recipe that calls for short grain white rice. I only have short grain brown rice. Can I substitute? And if so, how can I tweak the recipe? The recipe requires the zucchini to stew for 2-3 hours. And I need to start it now for it to be ready for company tonight!!

asked by Sweets over 2 years ago

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)

4 answers 813 views
730e314f caf5 438f 9a9a 998057ffb9ff  20151109 150352
Susan W

Susan W is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added over 2 years ago

I can't imagine stewing zucchini for 2-3 hours. I also have never heard of stewing stuffed zucchini. It's usually roasted. If the rice is precooked, they are interchangeable. A link to the recipe would help us help you.

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)

C830e304 7708 4f5e 92a5 c58e8b0ac4d7  rye
added over 2 years ago

Brown rice generally just takes longer to cook than white, however 2-3 hours would be plenty!

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)

23b88974 7a89 4ef5 a567 d442bb75da04  avatar
added over 2 years ago

Update: I didn't end up making the recipe-too much of a time crunch. But the recipe I was considering was from Plenty More.

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)

730e314f caf5 438f 9a9a 998057ffb9ff  20151109 150352
Susan W

Susan W is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added over 2 years ago

Glad things worked out. Leave it to Otto to have an out of the box recipe.

Loading…

Reset
Password

  Enter your email below and we'll send you instructions on how to reset your password

Account Created

Welcome!

Logged In

Enjoy!

Email Sent

Please check your email for instructions
on how to reset your password

Successfully logged out

Let's Keep in Touch!

Get the recipes and features that have us talking, plus first dibs on events and limited-batch products.

(Oh, and $10 off your order of $50 or more in the Food52 Shop, too.)

Please enter a valid email address.