Guest Author - Vanette (Vannie) Ryanes
Serve spicy Thai rice with sugar snap peas or snow peas.
2 1/4 cups water
1 cup uncooked USA long grain white rice
1/4 cup chopped green onions
1 to 2 fresh red chiles, seeded and chopped
1 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
1 tbsp butter
2 tsp minced fresh gingerroot
1/2 tsp salt
1/8 tsp turmeric
2 tsp fresh lime juice
1. In medium saucepan, combine water, rice, onions, chiles, cilantro, butter, gingerroot, salt and turmeric. Bring to a boil; stir once or twice. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.
2. Stir in lime juice; fluff with fork.
Garnish with roasted peanuts (Planters) and pepper flakes, if desired.
Source: USA Rice Federation