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Lemon Basil Rice

Lemon Basil Rice

by Pam on May 12, 2014

I was making a lemon caper pork dish for dinner and I wanted to serve it with rice. I decided to add lemon, lemon zest, and fresh basil to the basmati rice and it turned out delicious. The lemon made the rice pop with flavor and paired nicely with the fresh basil. This rice was excellent with our lemony pork. We all enjoyed it, although my kids still added soy sauce to theirs. They just seem to think that soy sauce always makes rice better. Silly kids.

Heat the chicken broth, water, lemon juice, lemon zest, and butter over medium high heat until boiling. Once it starts to boil, add the rice and season with sea salt and white pepper, to taste. Cover with a lid and reduce heat to low and cook 20 minutes.

Remove the rice from the burner without removing the lid and let it sit for 5 minutes. Carefully remove the lid and fluff rice with a fork. Sprinkle with chopped basil then serve. Enjoy.



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Lemon Basil Rice






Ingredients:

1 cup of chicken broth
1 cup of water (minus 2 tablespoons)
2 tbsp lemon juice
Zest of 1 lemon
1 tsp butter
1 cup of basmati rice
Sea salt and white pepper, to taste
2 tbsp fresh basil, chopped

Directions:

Heat the chicken broth, water, lemon juice, lemon zest, and butter over medium high heat until boiling. Once it starts to boil, add the rice and season with sea salt and white pepper, to taste. Cover with a lid and reduce heat to low and cook 20 minutes.

Remove the rice from the burner without removing the lid and let it sit for 5 minutes. Carefully remove the lid and fluff rice with a fork. Sprinkle with chopped basil then serve. Enjoy.



Recipe and photos by For the Love of Cooking.net

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Garlic-Ginger Rice with Cilantro

Garlic-Ginger Rice with Cilantro

by Pam on February 9, 2014

I wanted a simple and tasty side dish to pair with the Asian Vegetable Stir Fry[1] and the Ginger-Sesame Thin Cut Pork Chops[2] I was serving for dinner. I decided to use the base recipe for my Garlic Rice[3] and add fresh ginger and cilantro to it. The rice turned out flavorful and delicious – it paired nicely with the veggies and chops and we all enjoyed it.

Heat the butter and olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and ginger then cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute. Add the rice and cook, stirring often so the rice doesn’t stick to the pan, for 3-4 minutes. Add the chicken broth and season with sea salt and white pepper, to taste. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to medium low. Cover and let cook 20 minutes.

Remove the rice from the burner without removing the lid and let it sit for 5 minutes. Carefully remove the lid and fluff rice with a fork. Sprinkle with chopped cilantro and serve. Enjoy.



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Garlic-Ginger Rice with Cilantro




Yield: 6

Total Time: 30 min.



Ingredients:

1 tsp butter
1 tsp olive oil
4 cloves garlic, minced
2-3 tsp fresh ginger, minced
3/4 cup uncooked jasmine rice
1 1/2 cups chicken broth
Sea salt and white pepper, to taste
2-3 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped

Directions:

Heat the butter and olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and ginger then cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute. Add the rice and cook, stirring often so the rice doesn’t stick to the pan, for 3-4 minutes. Add the chicken broth and season with sea salt and white pepper, to taste. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to medium low. Cover and let cook 20 minutes.

Remove the rice from the burner without removing the lid and let it sit for 5 minutes. Carefully remove the lid and fluff rice with a fork. Sprinkle with chopped cilantro and serve. Enjoy.



References

  1. ^ Asian Vegetable Stir Fry (www.gordon-ramsay-recipe.com)
  2. ^ Ginger-Sesame Thin Cut Pork Chops (www.gordon-ramsay-recipe.com)
  3. ^ Garlic Rice (www.gordon-ramsay-recipe.com)
  4. ^ Print Recipe (www.gordon-ramsay-recipe.com)
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Garlic Rice

Garlic Rice

by Pam on May 8, 2013

I wanted to serve rice with the Indonesian Pork Tenderloin[1] and Indonesian Cucumber Salad[2] that I served for dinner but I didn’t want it to be plain rice. I found a recipe on Life’s Ambrosia[3] that sounded perfect. We all love garlic in my house so this rice would go over well with all of us and I thought it would pair nicely with the rest of the meal. It was super simple to make and tasted fantastic – I honestly don’t think I will be making plain rice again.

Heat the butter and olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute. Add the rice and cook, stirring often so the rice doesn’t stick to the pan, for 3-4 minutes. Add the chicken broth and season with sea salt and white pepper, to taste. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to medium low. Cover and let cook 20 minutes.

Remove the rice from the burner without removing the lid and let it sit for 5 minutes. Carefully remove the lid and fluff rice with a fork. Sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve. Enjoy.

 



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Garlic Rice




Total Time: 30 min.



Ingredients:

1 tsp butter
1 tsp olive oil
4 cloves garlic, minced
3/4 cup uncooked jasmine rice
1 1/2 cups chicken broth
Sea salt and white pepper, to taste
1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped

Directions:

Heat the butter and olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute. Add the rice and cook, stirring often so the rice doesn’t stick to the pan, for 3-4 minutes. Add the chicken broth and season with sea salt and white pepper, to taste. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to medium low. Cover and let cook 20 minutes.

Remove the rice from the burner without removing the lid and let it sit for 5 minutes. Carefully remove the lid and fluff rice with a fork. Sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve. Enjoy.



Adapted recipe and photos by For the Love of Cooking.net
Original recipe by Life’s Ambrosia

References

  1. ^ Indonesian Pork Tenderloin (www.gordon-ramsay-recipe.com)
  2. ^ Indonesian Cucumber Salad (www.gordon-ramsay-recipe.com)
  3. ^ Life’s Ambrosia (www.lifesambrosia.com)
  4. ^ Print Recipe (www.gordon-ramsay-recipe.com)
  5. ^ Save to ZipList Recipe Box (www.gordon-ramsay-recipe.com)

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