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Chile-Spiked Rice

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Kick up the flavor in basic white rice by adding fresh ground chile paste, cumin and coriander.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups unseasoned hot cooked long-grain white rice simmered in water
  • 1 tablespoon sambal oelek (ground fresh chile paste)
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced

Nutrition Information

  • calories 140
  • fat 3.7 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • sodium 122 mg

How to Make It

  1. Start with hot cooked rice simmered in water. Combine sambal oelek, olive oil, cumin, coriander, kosher salt, and minced garlic; stir mixture into rice.

Cook's Notes

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