Savoury Mango & Onion Rice

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Makes: 6 - 8

Ingredients

  1. 2 tbsp (30 mL) vegetable oil
  2. 1/2 onion, finely diced
  3. 1 garlic clove, minced
  4. 2 tsp (10 mL) finely chopped fresh ginger
  5. 1 1/4 cups (300 mL) long-grain white rice (such as basmati)
  6. 2 cups (500 mL) reduced sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  7. 1 ripe mango, pitted, peeled and diced
  8. salt and white pepper to taste
  9. 1/4 cup (60 mL) finely chopped fresh mint

Method

  1. Place oil in saucepan over medium heat. Stir in onion, garlic and ginger; cook until softened, about 2 min. Stir in rice and cook another 2 min. to lightly toast rice.
  2. Add broth, mango, salt and pepper to saucepan; bring to boil. Cover and reduce heat to lowest setting. Cook 15 min., or until rice is tender. Fluff rice with fork. Stir in mint to serve.

Tip: For added flavour and texture, mix 1/3 cup (75 mL) unsalted, roasted cashews, coarsely chopped, into saucepan when adding the stock.