Basmati Rice with Herbs (Side Dish)

Simple and compliments fish beautifully.

Basmati Rice with Herbs (Side Dish)

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Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 2 tablespoons  unsalted butter or olive oil
  • yellow  onion, chopped
  • cup  long grain basmati rice
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons  kosher salt
  • 1/4  cup  sliced scallions
  • tablespoons  minced fresh parsley


  • Cook the butter and onions over medium heat until translucent, about 3 minutes. Add the rice and toss until all of the grains are coated with the butter.
  • Add the water and salt, cover and cook until the water is absorbed and the rice is tender, about 15 to 20 minutes. Turn off the heat and allow to sit covered for 5 to 10 minutes. Add the scallions and parsley, fluff with a fork, and serve.
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