Basmati Asparagus Rice

READY IN: 35mins

Easy way to combine your veggies with your sides...

Top Review by Debbwl

Enjoyed this pretty side. The nice green asparagus along with the little ribbons of orange dress your every day rice. Made as written, next time may try using 2 cups of stock and no water. Thanks so much for the post.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rince rice under running water until water runs clear.
  2. Bring chicken stock, salt, water and garlic clove to boil in a large saucepan.
  3. Add rice and return to boil, stirring lightly.
  4. Cover, reduce heat to low and simmer 18-20 minutes until rice is cooked and liquid adsorbed.
  5. Clean and slice on a bias the asparagus into 1/2 inch pieces.
  6. Remove sauce pan from heat, immediately add asparagus and orange zest.
  7. Cover and allow asparagus to steam while rice cools about 5-8 minutes.
  8. Serve immediately.

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