Brown Butter Rice
Sugared and cream-cooked rice is topped with brown sugar and drizzled with browned butter.
1 cup uncooked medium grain rice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups water
1/2 cup half-and-half (light cream)
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon butter
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
- Combine rice, salt and water in a 2 to 3-quart saucepan. Heat to boiling; stir once or twice. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 5 minutes.
- Add half-and-half and granulated sugar; stir once or twice, cover and continue to simmer 10 minutes, or until rice is tender.
- Meanwhile, place butter in small skillet over low heat. Cook until butter is light brown and smells like roasted nuts, about 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
- Sprinkle brown sugar over cooked rice and top with browned butter.
Makes 6 servings.
Recipe provided courtesy of USA Rice Federation.