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Green-Tea Rice

Photo: Susie Cushner
Yield Makes 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.