Thai Cilantro and Serrano Rice

Thai Cilantro and Serrano Rice Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr
Fresh ginger, garlic, cilantro, and 2 serrano chiles are major flavor boosters to plain rice in Thai Cilantro and Serrano Rice.


Serves 4 (serving size: 1/2 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 139
Fat 3.8 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Sodium 122 mg


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


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.


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