Cooking Tips : How to Cook Barley

To correctly cook barley, start with a pan on medium-high heat. Next, take your barley and pour it into the pan. The barley is going to expand about two to three times its size so you want to make sure that your stock pot's big enough to hold that. Allow your barley to toast for just a second it'll help bring out the nutty flavor. Once

your barley is toasted go ahead and add about two times the amount of liquid. I like to use chicken stock or beef stock, it helps bring out extra flavor within the product. Next, bring your liquid to a boil and then a simmer. Allow your barley to cook thirty to forty minutes until it's nice, soft and chewy. Barley, when it's complete, should have looked like its expanded about two

to three times it shape. It's also got a pearled look to it. And that is how you cook barley.
To correctly cook barley, start with a pan on medium-high heat. Next, take your barley and pour it into the pan. The barley is going to expand about two to three times its size so you want to make sure that your stock pot's big enough to hold that. Allow your barley to toast for just a second it'll help bring out ...