Savory Brown Rice Cakes


Explore the delightful crunch and nutritional benefits of our Savory Brown Rice Cakes. These rice cakes are a fantastic way to enjoy the wholesome goodness of brown rice in a fun and tasty snack. Perfect for a light lunch, a healthy snack, or even as a side dish, these brown rice cakes are not only delicious but also packed with fiber and essential nutrients. Easy to make and incredibly versatile, they're a great canvas for your favorite toppings.

Savory Brown Rice Cakes

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Yields: 8 rice cakes
  • Serving Size: 1 rice cake

Nutritional Profile (per serving)

  • Calories: 70 kcal
  • Protein: 2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 15 g
  • Fat: 1 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Sugar: 0 g


  • Cooked Brown Rice: 2 cups (370 g / 13 oz)
  • Grated Parmesan Cheese: 30 g (1 oz) (optional)
  • Chopped Fresh Herbs (e.g., parsley, chives): 15 g (0.5 oz)
  • Egg: 1 (beaten)
  • Salt: 2 g (0.07 oz)
  • Pepper: 2 g (0.07 oz)
  • Olive Oil for frying

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. In a large bowl, combine the cooked brown rice, Parmesan cheese, herbs, egg, salt, and pepper.
  2. Mix well until the ingredients are thoroughly combined.
  3. Heat a non-stick skillet with a little olive oil over medium heat.
  4. Form small patties from the rice mixture and place them in the skillet.
  5. Cook for about 4-5 minutes on each side, or until golden brown and crispy.
  6. Drain on paper towels and serve warm.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Ensure the rice is well-cooked and sticky to help the cakes hold together.
  • For a vegan version, omit the cheese and use a flax egg.
  • Serve with a side of soy sauce, hot sauce, or a yogurt dip for extra flavor.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I add other ingredients to the rice cakes?

Absolutely, feel free to add vegetables like diced bell peppers or shredded carrots.

How can I store leftover rice cakes?

Keep them in the refrigerator and reheat in a skillet for best texture.

Are these rice cakes gluten-free?

Yes, they are naturally gluten-free.