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Two Steamed Rice Recipes

Updated on August 8, 2007

Two Rice Dishes

Rice is a staple food in many parts of the world. It is not difficult to prepare and can help you make delicious and healthy meals in 30 minutes or less.

Rice is versatile and goes well with meat, chicken and a wide variety of vegetables and fruit. The recipes below are a sample of what is possible.

Steamed rice and vegetable stir fry recipe

Ingredients:

3 cups water

2 cups parboiled rice

Pinch sea salt

½ teaspoon butter.

8 white button mushrooms- sliced

1 medium green pepper- diced

1 medium red pepper- diced

1 cup broccoli, finely chopped

Olive oil

Preparation:

Rice;

Add water to sauce pot

Add rice

Add butter

Bring to boil

Reduce to medium heat

Cover

Let cook 14 minutes

Remove from heat

Fluff

Stir fry

Add olive oil to frying pan

Set burner on high

Wait one minute

Add broccoli

Stir and let cook 3 minutes

Add remaining ingredients

Stir

Cook until tender.

Put rice on dinner plates

Top with stir fry.

Use hot sauce or soya sauce to taste.

Red beans and rice:

Ingredients;

3 cups water

2 cups rice

1 can 14oz red kidney beans OR 1 cup dried red kidney beans.

2 tomatoes diced

2 cloves garlic,

1 small green pepper

1 small cooking onion

Sea salt and pepper to taste

1 teaspoon crushed chilies

Preparation:

Prepare rice as above.

If using canned beans, drain can and wash, if using dried beans be sure to pre-soak for a minimum of 12 hours before cooking, then rinse and use.

Canned beans need only to be heated; dried beans will need 60 minutes cooking time first.

Add cooked beans to sauce pot bring to boil and when tender add all remaining ingredients except tomatoes, cook for ten minutes, add tomatoes cook for another ten minutes. Add sea salt, pepper and crushed chilies.

To serve pour over rice. You can add more chilies or hot sauce to taste.

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