" I Thought I Had Nothing to Eat" Rice

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Sarah 11879

I have no money, so I had to make something to eat out of what I had hanging around (not much). This is what I ended up with!! I had to eat it by itself, but I think it would be good with a juicy steak or some grilled marinated portabello mushrooms. The flavor of the rice depends on the tea; I'm thinking about making some rice with lemon tea and black pepper, basil, dill and red pepper to have with some fish. I used 1/4 teaspoon as a standard measurement for all the spices, they are meant to be "to taste".

Top Review by dolores in paradise

Sarah, I looked at this and said I have to try it.With all these spices it really was very bland.If I did it again I would up the amount to at least 3/4 or even 1 tea.DH put hot sauce all over it and he ate some of it.Have never seen rice and water in same amount, so I did 1 rice to 2 water.perhaps that was wrong.You are a clever girl, don't think you will go hungry, LOL

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil water, take off heat and add tea bag. Let steep.
  2. Add rice and all other ingredients except butter, bring back to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat, stir in butter until completely melted.

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