Easy Rice Stir-Ins
First up is Thai Cilantro and Serrano Rice. Heat a small skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon canola oil; swirl. Add 1 tablespoon grated peeled fresh ginger, 1 tablespoon sliced garlic, and 2 serrano chiles, seeded and thinly sliced; sauté 1 minute. Stir ginger mixture, ¾ cup chopped cilantro, and ¼ teaspoon kosher salt into rice.
Curry Carrot Rice
Golden Saffron Rice
Double Sesame Rice
Pine Nut, Butter, and Parsley Rice
Browned Butter and Sage Rice
Rum-Raisin Rice Pudding
Combine ½ cup raisins and ¼ cup rum in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH 2 minutes; let stand 5 minutes. Stir raisin mixture, 2 (3.5-ounce) vanilla pudding snack cups, 1/3 cup toasted sliced almonds, ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon, and a dash of ground nutmeg into rice.