From the mountain highlands of Thailand, this jasmine rice will bring an exotic flair to any dish. Serve this rice plain or flavor it with fresh herbs and vegetables for a signature pilaf. Use it when making a variety of traditional Asian dishes, including curries and stir-frys. Jasmine rice is named for the sweet jasmine aroma it develops while it is cooking.
Whether it’s a main component or served plain as a simple side dish, jasmine rice is the perfect way to accent your chicken, fish, steak, or vegetarian entrees. To prepare it, take a saucepan and add 1 cup of rice, 1 1/2 cups of water, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt to taste. Bring this mixture to a boil, stir it once, cover it, and reduce the heat to low. Simmer for 18 minutes and then remove from the heat and let it sit covered for 5 minutes. Afterwards remove the lid and fluff it with a fork before serving. With added herbs or seasoning, this is great to serve plain alongside a freshly grilled chicken breast with a broth based sauce. It’s also delicious when mixed in with freshly sauteed vegetables like broccoli, bell peppers, and white onions.
Rice is a great source of vitamins, minerals, and essential nutrients. When cooked these rice grains are soft and separate. Plus, guests will love the rich taste and fluffy texture of this jasmine rice. This 50 lb. bulk supply of rice is easy to use and store at your restaurant or buffet!