Calypso Rice

Calypso Rice

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Minute® Whole Grain Brown Rice
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 medium red bell pepper, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced,
  • 1 small carrot, diced
  • 1 stalk celery , diced
  • 2 sprigs scallions, finely chopped
  • 4 sprigs thyme, DE-stemmed
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 packs vegetable seasoning or bouillon
  • 1/2 cup light coconut milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 sprigs fresh parsley, chopped ,optional
  • 2 sprigs fresh cilantro, chopped ,optional

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add carrot and saute for one minute
  3. Add garlic, bell pepper,celery,thyme and scallions ,saute for 2 minutes
  4. Add rice, stir well ,
  5. Add coconut milk , water , black pepper and vegetable seasonings.
  6. Add Parsley and Cilantro and Mix in with Rice
  7. Cook rice for 8 more minutes , taste for seasoning and add salt if needed
  8. Add parsley and cilantro and mix in with rice
  9. Fluff with a fork and serve.
  10. Enjoy!