Spiced Jasmine Rice with Macadamia Nut Butter and Cilantro

This rice side dish is a pleasing contrast of flavors and textures – from the rich roasted macadamia nut butter to the herbaceous cilantro, sweet mango and toasted coconut. Serve it with an Indian or Southeast Asian menu. Photo credit: Adrianna Adarme from A Cozy Kitchen.

Serves: 6
Serving Size: 3/4 cup
15 mins Prep time 25 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
25 mins Cook time
  • Melt butter in medium saucepan on medium heat. Add shallots; cook and stir 2 minutes or until tender. Add ginger, sea salt, cinnamon and red pepper; cook and stir 30 seconds or until fragrant

  • Stir in rice. Cook and stir 1 minute. Add water; bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 20 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed

  • Meanwhile, mix nut butter, hot water and lime juice in small bowl until well blended. Remove rice from heat. Add nut butter mixture; stir gently until well blended. Gently stir in mango and cilantro. Serve sprinkled with toasted coconut

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 260Calories: 260Cholesterol: 10mg
  • Sodium: 382mgProtein: 3g
  • Total Fat: 16gFiber: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 26g