Green-Tea Rice

Green-Tea Rice Recipe
Photo: Susie Cushner

Recipe from

Real Simple

Nutritional Information

Calcium 15 mg
Calories 209
Caloriesfromfat 0 %
Carbohydrate 46 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Fat 0 g
Fiber 1 g
Iron 2 mg
Protein 4 mg
Satfat 0 g
Sodium 289 mg


2 teaspoons loose Sencha or Bancha tea, or the tea from 2 green-tea bags
1/2 cup white rice
1 cup water
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon rice vinegar
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt


Boil the tea, rice, and water in a small saucepan. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 20 minutes over low heat or until all the water is absorbed. Remove from heat. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, over low heat, stir the sugar, vinegar, and salt until dissolved. Fold into the cooked rice and serve.

Jane Kirby,

Real Simple

March 2003
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