Sesame Rice Recipe
- 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1/2 cup uncooked long grain rice
- 1/2 cup chopped celery
- 1/4 cup chopped onion
- 1 chicken bouillon cube
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1-1/4 cups hot water
- 1. In a medium skillet, saute sesame seeds in butter for 2-3 minutes or until golden. Add rice, celery and onion; saute until the rice is browned. Spoon into an ungreased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. Dissolve bouillon and salt in water; pour over the rice mixture. Cover and bake at 325° for 50-60 minutes or until rice is tender. Yield: 2 servings.
1 each: 259 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 941mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.
Reviews for Sesame Rice
"Rice was good but just not the flavor I wanted with the meal I made it for. I was looking for an Asian inspired rice but this tasted like a bite of Thanksgiving. Will try this with another main dish."
"This recipe is wonderful! Instead of serving plain rice with our favorite Oriental chicken, I decided to give this recipe a try...I'm so glad I did! The rice was easy to make and complimented the chicken nicely. I used low-sodium chicken base instead of the bouillon cube, which made a flavorful, but not salty broth. My husband and I really enjoyed it and I will definitely make this again!"
"This was pretty good. I think I will cut out the celery next time and just use a bit of celery seed. It was a bit overpowering and Im not a celery fan so....I also didnt use the salt, There is more then enough salt in boullion as it is. I didnt bother with puting it in the oven, I just cooked it stovetop, couldnt see the sence it heating the oven when i could cook it in less then half the time stovetop. It turned out fine. I will make again, its got the potential of being real good with a few changes."
"really good, I used brown rice."
"I'm not a big fan of rice, but I loved this dish! I thought I had sesame seeds on hand but didn't, so I used sesame oil to saute instead. It was still delicious! I served it with some Thai spicy peanut pork and stir-fried cabbage."
"I was expecting this rice to be a little bland, but was surprised by it's big flavor! Absolutely delicious. The only thing is that it was too salty, next time I won't add the extra that the recipe calls for, it really dose not need it. This coming from a person who likes salty food."
"This rice was very good, but I used Basmati rice, which I felt over powered any other flavor. I will make this again, just with a different rice."
"Easy to make! Delicious!"
"I was making a brown sugar glazed salmon recipe from this site and planned to serve rice with it. Wanted something with more pizazz than just plain rice, so decided to give this a try. It was perfect! Easy to make, very good flavor, and the sesame seeds added a delightful crunch and nuttiness. It did not compete with the flavor of the main course, yet was a wonderful accompaniment. I will definitely make this again!"