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Thai Cilantro and Serrano Rice

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Fresh ginger, garlic, cilantro, and 2 serrano chiles are major flavor boosters to plain rice in Thai Cilantro and Serrano Rice.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups unseasoned hot cooked long-grain white rice simmered in water
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon sliced garlic
  • 2 serrano chiles, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 139
  • fat 3.8 g
  • satfat 0.3 g
  • sodium 122 mg

How to Make It

  1. Start with hot cooked rice simmered in water. Heat a small skillet over medium-high heat. Add canola oil; swirl. Add ginger, garlic, and chiles; sauté 1 minute. Stir ginger mixture, cilantro, and kosher salt into rice.

Cook's Notes

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