Thai-style Basil Rice

Recipe by Julesong
READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large, heavy saucepan, melt the butter and oil together over medium heat.
  • Add the shallots and chopped basil and cook until shallots are slightly soft, about 5 minutes; add garlic and green onion and sauté another 2 to three minutes.
  • Add the uncooked rice and stir to coat well; sauté for 3 minutes while stirring.
  • Mix together the water and chicken bouillon and stir until dissolved; add bouillon liquid to rice in saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • If using, stir in red pepper and coconut flakes.
  • Cover saucepan, reduce heat to low, and cook for 15 to 20 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed and rice is to preferred texture.
  • Fluff with fork, serve, and enjoy.
  • Makes 4 servings.
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