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Five-Spice Rice Vegetarian Slimming
Serves 2-4, either as a main dish with some extra veggies or as a side
dish with Vegetable Pancakes.
- 1 cup long-grain brown rice
- 1 tsp toasted sesame oil
- 1 tsp fresh ginger root, grated
- 1 clove garlic, crushed
- 1 tsp five-spice powder
- ¼ tsp salt
- 1½ cups water
- ¼ cup dry sherry or Chinese rice wine
- few splashes of Chinese soy sauce
rice in a sieve with cold water and set aside to drain.
oil in a medium saucepan and add ginger, garlic and five-spice powder.
- Sauté for
1 minute, stirring constantly.
rice and salt and sauté for another 2 minutes, continuing to stir.
water and sherry/rice wine, bring to boil and then gently simmer for about
40 minutes, until all water absorbed and rice tender.
soya sauce to taste and serve.