Rice Pilaf

Source: Cooking Light, May 2009

Servings/Yield: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon Canola oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons grated, peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup long grained rice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

Method

  1. Rice pilaf: Heat 1 tablespoon canola oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. 
  2. Add 1/2 cup chopped onion and 2 teaspoons grated peeled fresh ginger to pan; 
  3. Sauté 2 minutes.
  4. Stir in 1 cup water, 1/2 cup long-grain rice, and 1/4 teaspoon salt; bring to a boil.
  5. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 12 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  6. Remove from heat; stir in 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro.
© Jay Deitch 2013