Friday, June 8, 2012

Recipe Card | by Kelly Cackin

This week's Recipe Card features Jasmine Rice with Caramelized Green Onions, originally posted by user Cookgirl.

Photo by mersaydees
Yield: 5 cups
Preparation Time: 0 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes

  • 1 3/4 cups water
  • 1 cup jasmine rice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil
  • 2 cups chopped green onions, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon sambal oelek
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped roasted peanuts, salted or
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped roasted cashews
  • If necessary, lightly roast the peanuts or cashews and coarsely chop (do not grind).
  • Place water, jasmine rice, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a rice cooker and cook until done.  Keep warm.
  • In a saute pan, heat up peanut oil on medium-low heat and saute green onion, garlic, and sambal oelek for about 2-3 minutes, or until softened.  Stir occasionally.
  • Increase saute pan heat to medium and add rice vinegar, sugar, and remaining salt.  Cook, stirring constantly until the mixture begins to caramelize, (3-4 minutes).  Do not burn!
  • Add the cooked jasmine rice and coarsely chopped nuts.  Mix well.