• Course

    Side Dish

  • Prep time

    5 Mins

  • cook time

    30 Mins

  • servings



  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 cup Lotus Foods Organic White Jasmine Rice
  • ¼ onion, diced
  • 1 garlic clove, diced
  • 2 cups hot water, divided
  • ½ cup chicken broth hot
  •  tsp kosher salt
  • 3 sprigs cilantro, plus more for garnish

product used in the recipe

Organic White Jasmine Rice

  • 1

    In a medium size saucepan, heat oil on medium-high heat. Add rice. Sauté for 4 mins until it’s a translucent, milky-white color. Pour into a sieve over a bowl and drain.

  • 2

    Add onion and garlic to saucepan with any oil left in pot. Sauté for 3 mins.

  • 3

    Add rice, water (1 cup), broth, and salt. Use a fork to carefully stir together just until combined. Add cilantro, cover and simmer on low heat.

  • 4

    After 10-12 mins, use a fork to dig a small hole in middle of rice until you reach the bottom. If there’s no water left, add ½ cup of hot water and cover.

  • 5

    After 5 mins, make a small well again. If there’s no water, add ¼-½ cup of hot water and cover.

  • 6

    This time the water should dry in ~2-3 mins. As soon as the water has dried up, take rice off the heat. Carefully fluff with a fork.

  • 7

    Remove cooked pieces of cilantro (optional). Garnish with diced cilantro. Serve.

product used in the recipe

Organic White Jasmine Rice

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