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Spicy & Fragrant Chili Ginger Rice

Spicy & Fragrant Chili Ginger Rice

~ Keep this recipe in your back pocket for when you want an amazing rice side dish, but don't have oodles of time. Combine this with the magical powers of your Instant Pot and you'll be done plenty of time for dinner. In this video, we'll learn how to: ~ cook rice in a flash ~ sweat aromatics in oil ~ use a cold pan to your advantage ~ fluff rice like a pro Ingredients: ~ 6 cups cooked white rice (jasmine or basmati will work great) ~ 3 tbsp refined coconut oil or other neutral oil ~ 1 small onion, diced ~ 3 hot peppers, sliced or diced ~ 2 tbsp fresh ginger, minced ~ 2 tbsp fresh garlic, minced ~ 1/4 cup soy sauce (or more to taste) ~ 2 tsp plain rice wine vinegar ~ 1 tbsp sesame seeds Procedure: 1. Cook rice according to package directions. Set aside. 2. Add oil to a cool skillet. Add onion, turn on heat to medium, and sauté until translucent, 2-3 minutes while constantly stirring. 3. Add peppers and sauté for 2 minutes while constantly stirring. 4. Add ginger and sauté for 1 minute while constantly stirring. 5. Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute while constantly stirring. 6. Add contents of skillet to rice and fluff to mix with a fork. 7. Add soy sauce, vinegar, and sesame seeds and fluff again with fork. to mix. 8. Adjust soy sauce to taste. About Us: I'm Jenna, and I'm the Founder and Executive Director of Uncomplicated Kitchen, a 501c3 nonprofit cooking school based in the mountains of Western NC. We're brand new to the online cooking realm, but given the current need for social distancing, we're trying to foster culinary fellowship on the web. Our goal is to bridge the gap between the food people have access to and the tools and knowledge they have to prepare delicious and healthy meals at home. We include everyone regardless of age, experience, skill, or circumstance and believe that cooking isn't just about pricey ingredients, expensive gadgets, or fancy dishes. Uncomplicated Kitchen is all about: ~ planning meals mindfully ~ purchasing appropriate ingredients, sourcing locally when available ~ transforming inexpensive and simple ingredients into tasty dishes ~ using multipurpose kitchen tools that are simple to use ~ reducing or eliminating household food waste ~ preparing make-ahead meals Our ultimate goal is to give people a sense of confidence, peace, and joy in the kitchen. I hope you'll cook with us. To learn more about us, please visit If you like what you see and are enjoying our videos, please consider making a donation to support our organization at
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