Gluten-Free 5-Spiced Rice With Raisins

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This rice is lightly spiced with Asian spices and sweetened with raisins. When you are serving chicken, pork or beef, adding this flavourful rice will add a bit of ethnicity to your gluten-free meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 ¾ cup GF basmati rice
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 GF bay leaf
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp. + 1 tsp. coconut oil or extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small sweet onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 Tbsp. freshly grated ginger
  • ½ tsp. GF ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. GF turmeric
  • ½ tsp. GF curry powder
  • 1 cup GF sulfite-free raisins
  • 1 Tbsp. pure maple syrup
  • Instructions

  • In a medium-size pot add rice, water, bay leaf, sea salt and 1 teaspoon of coconut oil. Bring to boil, cover and reduce heat to low. Cook for 15 minutes. Remove from the heat, discard bay leaf, fluff up the rice with a fork and cover for another 5 minutes.
  • In a non-stick frying pan or wok add 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and onions. Cook over low heat for 5 minutes. Add garlic, ginger, cinnamon, turmeric and curry powder and stir to combine
  • Add raisins and maple syrup, and then while stirring add rice in batches until done. Remove from the heat and enjoy


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