Simply Sesame Dressed Rice

This eye and taste appealing rice and snap pea side dish features toasted white and black sesame seeds in a lemony vinaigrette.

Serves: 4
Serving Size: 1 cup
10 mins Prep time 20 mins Cook time
10 mins Prep time
20 mins Cook time
  • Bring 2 cups water to boil in medium saucepan. Add rice; reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer 15 minutes or until rice is tender

  • Meanwhile, cook snap peas in boiling water 3 to 4 minutes or just until tender-crisp. Immediately place snap peas in bowl of ice water until cold. Drain well

  • Toast sesame seeds in small skillet about 3 minutes or until fragrant. Immediately remove from skillet to avoid over-toasting. Mix sesame oil, lemon juice, lemon peel and salt in small bowl with wire whisk until well blended

  • Transfer cooked rice to serving bowl. Add snap peas, green onion, sesame seeds and dressing; toss to coat

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 180Calories: 180Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 302mgProtein: 4g
  • Total Fat: 8gFiber: 2g
  • Carbohydrate: 23g