Eat Smart Recipe - Okinawan Rice and Beans


  • 2 cups brown rice
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp toasted and ground sesame seeds
  • 2 T soy sauce
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 cup prepared bean sprouts


  1. Wash rice well and add 3 cups cold water.
  2. Combine onion, garlic, sesame seeds, soy sauce, oil, and bean sprouts, cook all together for 2 minutes, stirring well.
  3. Combine bean sprout mixture and rice, cover tightly, and bring quickly to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat as low as possible and steam 30 minutes. Do not stir or remove the lid while cooking.