Steamed rice with toasted sesame seeds and coriander recipe

  • Serves 6
  • 20 mins
  • 276 calories / serving
  • Healthy
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A Chinese New Year feast calls for light, fluffy steamed rice, and this simple recipe gives you exactly that, tasty sesame seed and coriander long-grain rice.

  1. Put the rice in a pan with 750ml (1 1/4pt) cold water. Bring to the boil then turn down to a simmer, cover, and cook for 12 minutes. Remove from the heat and leave to steam for 5-10 minutes before fluffng with a fork.
  2. Stir in the sesame seeds and coriander.
  3. Try serving with Marinated cucumber with garlic and chilli, or for a meaty main, Braised sweet and sour spare ribs.

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  • Ingredients

  • 375g (12oz) long-grain rice
  • 4 tbsp sesame seeds, toasted
  • 4 tbsp chopped coriander
  • Energy 1170kj 276kcal 14%
  • Fat 6g 8%
  • Saturates 1g 5%
  • Sugars 0g 0%
  • Salt trace 0%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 53.5g Protein 5.9g Fibre 1.8g


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