Ginger Sesame Brown Rice
Ginger sesame rice; fresh ginger injects a ton of flavor while the rice cooks. Lastly fluff the rice and drizzle in toasted sesame oil and a sprinkle of toasted sesame seeds. Easy and pretty effortless.
3 cups brown rice 2 inch ginger root 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1 tablespoon sesame oil 2 to 3 teaspoons sesame seeds cilantro optional
Place the brown rice into your rice cooker.
Slice the ginger root into coins and smash with the blunt handle of your chef's knife. Add the ginger to the pot plus the 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt.
Following the manufacturer instructions that came with your rice cooker, add the water and cook until the rice has absorbed all of the water and is fully cooked.
Fluff the rice with a fork, removing ALL of the ginger root pieces. Drizzle in the toasted sesame oil and mix in the toasted sesame seeds.
Taste, adding more salt as desired before transferring the rice to a serving bowl.
Serve with torn fresh cilantro if desired.
Calories: 185 kcal | Carbohydrates: 36 g | Protein: 4 g | Fat: 3 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1 g | Sodium: 99 mg | Potassium: 134 mg | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 1 g | Vitamin A: 1 IU | Vitamin C: 1 mg | Calcium: 19 mg | Iron: 1 mg