Jasmine Tea Rice

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by BecR2400

This rice is made with green tea in place of plain water, which gives it a delicate floral note. A delicious accompaniment to any stir-fry. You can add a couple dashes of ginger, for extra zing. Recipe is from Whole Foods Market.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup jasmine rice
  • 1 tablespoon green tea leaves
  • 2 cups boiling water, allowed to cool for 2 minutes
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 14 cup sliced green onion
  • 14 cup toasted slivered almonds


  1. Place rice in a dry saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Toast the rice until fragrant and lightly golden in color, stirring often, 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, brew the tea in the water for 1 minute. Strain the tea.
  4. Add hot tea to rice in the saucepan.
  5. Add salt, bring to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer and cover. Cook for 20 minutes or until all liquid is absorbed.
  6. Allow the rice to rest for a few minutes.
  7. Fluff with a fork and garnish with green onions and almonds.

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