To reduce the arsenic content of rice boil it like pasta. This will reduce the arsenic content by about 40% but it also reduces the vitamin content by 50%. This cooking method was tested using whole-grain brown rice but it can be applied to other whole-grain rices of color like wild rice, red rice, and black rice. You could do this with white rice but it will remove all the vitamins and nutrients.
Makes 3 cups.
165 g (dry)
1 cup black rice
6 cups water
Use 6 parts water to 1 part rice.
Add 1 cup of rice and 6 cups of water to a pot.
Bring to a boil over high heat.
Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 30 minutes.
Drain the water and serve.
Serving Size 1 cup (cooked), 165g (cooked)
Servings Per Container 3
Amount Per Serving
Calories 200Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 0.4g2%
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrate 43g14%
Dietary Fiber 3g12%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.