Rice With Anise Flavoring

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon Chinese five-spice powder
  • 1 ½ cups long-grain rice
  • 2 ⅓ cups chicken stock
  • Salt to taste
  • Nutritional Information
    • Nutritional analysis per serving (6 servings)

      225 calories; 3 grams fat; 0 grams saturated fat; 2 grams monounsaturated fat; 0 grams polyunsaturated fat; 41 grams carbohydrates; 0 grams dietary fiber; 1 gram sugars; 5 grams protein; 2 milligrams cholesterol; 136 milligrams sodium

    • Note: Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available data.

6 servings

Preparation

  1. Heat the oil in a heavy saucepan. Add the ginger and garlic, stir-fry until they sizzle, then add the five-spice powder. Stir in the rice until the grains are well coated with the oil and seasonings, then add the stock. Bring to a simmer. Season to taste with salt.
  2. Cover tightly, reduce the heat to very low and cook for 17 minutes. All the liquids should be absorbed.
  3. Remove the pan from the heat and set aside, covered, for five minutes before serving.

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