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Ginger-Sesame Jasmine Rice

Prep time 8 mins
Cook time 22 mins
Yield 5 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Jasmine rice, which is often served with Thai dishes, is a long-grain rice that is slightly sticky when cooked. The seasonings in this rice will complement any Asian entrée.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked jasmine rice
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon light stick butter
  • 1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 102
  • caloriesfromfat 29 %
  • fat 3.3 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • protein 1.6 g
  • carbohydrate 15.8 g
  • fiber 0.5 g
  • cholesterol 3 mg
  • iron 0.4 mg
  • sodium 136 mg
  • calcium 18 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine rice and water in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 15 minutes or until rice is tender and water is absorbed.

  2. While rice cooks, heat butter and oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-low heat until butter melts. Add garlic and sesame seeds; cook 3 to 4 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring constantly. Add ginger; cook 30 seconds.

  3. Stir in hot cooked rice, salt, and pepper; cook 2 minutes.

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