Ginger Rice Recipe

Ginger rice is a flavorful and aromatic rice dish that is perfect as a side or main course. The combination of fragrant ginger, garlic, and spices adds a delicious kick to the rice. This dish is easy to prepare and pairs well with a variety of proteins and vegetables. Whether you're looking for a simple weeknight meal or a dish to impress guests, ginger rice is a versatile and tasty option.

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Ingredients for Ginger Rice Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Rice
  • 1/2 cup Water Or Broth
  • 1/4 tablespoon Minced Ginger
  • 1/2 cloves Cloves Of Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 tablespoon Oil
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as needed Optional Garnish: Chopped Green Onions Or Cilantro

Directions: Ginger Rice Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Start by rinsing the rice under cold water until the water runs clear.
  • STEP 2.In a saucepan, heat some oil and add minced ginger and garlic. Cook until fragrant.
  • STEP 3.Add the rinsed rice to the saucepan and stir to coat it with the ginger and garlic mixture.
  • STEP 4.Pour in the appropriate amount of water or broth according to the rice package instructions.
  • STEP 5.Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and cover the saucepan with a lid.
  • STEP 6.Let the rice simmer for about 15-20 minutes or until all the liquid is absorbed and the rice is cooked.
  • STEP 7.Once cooked, fluff the rice with a fork and let it sit for a few minutes before serving.
  • STEP 8.Garnish with chopped green onions or cilantro, if desired, and serve hot.

Cooking Tips

  • For extra flavor, you can add some diced onions or bell peppers to the ginger and garlic mixture.
  • If you prefer a spicier rice, you can add a pinch of red pepper flakes or cayenne pepper.
  • To make the rice more nutritious, you can add some vegetables like peas, carrots, or bell peppers.
  • Leftover ginger rice can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • You can reheat the rice in the microwave or on the stovetop with a little bit of water to prevent it from drying out.

Storage and Serving

  • Ginger rice can be served as a side dish with grilled chicken, fish, or tofu.
  • It can also be enjoyed as a main course with some stir-fried vegetables or a salad.
  • For added protein, you can top the rice with cooked shrimp, sliced beef, or roasted chicken.
  • To enhance the flavor, you can drizzle some soy sauce or sesame oil over the rice before serving.
Nutrition
value
188
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat4 g Protein40 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    4g
  • Carbs
    40g
  • Fiber
    2g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    40g
  • Protein
    4g
  • Fiber
    2g

Fats

  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    18mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    9mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    7mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    3mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    39mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    86mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp