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Brown Rice Arame

  • Author: Maša Ofei
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4


Enjoy this brown rice with arame seaweed as a flavourful macrobiotic recipe packed with nutrients. Requiring only 6 ingredients, this super simple dish is a great beginner dish.


  • 2 cups / 380g medium grain brown rice (soaked for at least 2 hours with a pinch of salt, then drained and washed)
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 30g / 1.06 ounces arame
  • 2 large carrots, sliced lengthways
  • 5 tablespoons Tamari sauce


  1. Cook the brown rice as per instructions on the packet.
  2. Add the oil and onions to a pan on medium heat and sauté until golden brown.
  3. Soak the arame in water for 3-5 minutes. Do not discard the water. See the above photos for reference. 
  4. Add the carrots to the pan and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add the arame with the water just enough to cover all the ingredients and cook for 20 minutes with a tight-fitting lid.
  6. Take off the heat and add the cooked rice and stir in the tamari sauce.
  • Diet: Vegan

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