Fluffy Italian rice prepared in chicken broth and after that tossed with warm butter and generous herbs makes a fantastic side meal for any meal.

This is a delicious and hearty side meal that will well complete any weeknight supper. And with basic, typical ingredients, it’s simple to make additional.

Buttery jasmine rice with herbs topped with parsley, served in a blue ceramic bowl with a checkered white and gray hand towel

Rice with Herbs

If you’re searching for a fast and simple side meal, this Italian rice recipe can be made in just twenty minutes. Paired with Lemon Garlic Tilapia or Spicy Chicken and Bacon Stir Fry, it makes sure to be a hit.

And the very best part? This recipe scales quickly, making it a terrific meal to prep wholesale for future meals. My kids enjoy it anytime there is additional rice on hand.

We include it to burrito bowls, stir fry suppers, or toss it with a little remaining grilled chicken or taco meat. There truly is no incorrect method to utilize remaining rice.

Buttery jasmine rice with herbs topped with parsley, served in a blue ceramic bowl with a checkered white and gray hand towel

Italian Rice

With very little effort and basic spices, this delicious Italian rice includes something unique to any meal.

Do not let the truth that this recipe is so simple to make fool you; this meal is loaded with taste. Chicken stock (or broth) provides the rice a hearty, abundant increase; coupled with a handful of herbs, this rice is going to take your weeknight supper to the next level.

One fast note about the herbs utilized in this recipe: you can utilize fresh or dried herbs in this recipe (or both!).

When utilizing dried herbs, include them to the pan as quickly as you begin preparing the rice. When utilizing fresh herbs, wait up until after the rice has actually been eliminated from the heat prior to stirring them in. Waiting up until completion to include the herbs makes a huge distinction with fresh herbs.

Oh, and do not make the very same error I made when I initially made thisrecipe If you’re utilizing store-bought chicken stock/broth, ensure you change the quantity of salt you utilize appropriately. Believe me, you do not desire the rice to end up additional salty! So, wait and taste the rice prior to including salt.

Overhead shot of jasmine rice and two melting pats of butter in stainless steel skillet

Herbed Rice

  • Jasmine rice
  • Chicken stock or broth
  • Sliced fresh basil OR dried basil
  • Sliced fresh thyme OR dried thyme
  • Sliced fresh oregano or dried oregano
  • Butter
  • Kosher salt ( make certain to decrease this quantity if you are utilizing a store-bought chicken broth)
  • Black pepper
  • Sliced fresh Italian parsley
Overhead shot of Italian herb rice garnished with parsley in stainless steel sauce pan with silver spoon

Italian Rice Recipe

You’ll wish to begin by integrating the rice, chicken stock, and any DRIED herbs in a big pan. Stir and give a boil over high heat. Then decrease the heat to low and cover with a cover.

Watching on the frying pan, you can let the rice simmer covered over low heat for 16 minutes. All the liquid ought to be soaked up and the rice ought to hurt. When the rice is done, eliminate it from the heat and stir in the herbs, if utilizing FRESH herbs.

Stir in a tablespoon or more of butter and fluff with a fork. Taste and include salt and pepper, as required. Lastly, spray with parsley prior to serving.

Overhead shot of buttery jasmine rice with herbs topped with parsley, served in a blue ceramic bowl

This recipe sets well with this Lemony Garlic and Herb Halibut and with this 15-Minute Honey Garlic Chicken. You’ll have supper on the table prior to you understand it.

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Servings: 8 portions

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  • Integrate the rice, chicken stock, and any DRIED herbs in a big pan. Stir and give a boil over high heat. Minimize the heat to low and cover with a cover.

  • Simmer covered over low heat for 16 minutes, up until all the liquid has actually been soaked up and the rice hurts. Eliminate from the heat and stir in the herbs, if utilizing FRESH herbs.

  • Stir in a tablespoon or more of butter and fluff with a fork. Taste and include salt and pepper, as required. Sprinkle with parsley prior to serving.

Calories: 225 kcal · Carbohydrates: 41 g · Protein: 6 g · Fat: 3 g · Hydrogenated Fat: 1 g · Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.4 g · Monounsaturated Fat: 1 g · Trans Fat: 0.1 g · Cholesterol: 7 mg · Salt: 476 mg · Potassium: 181 mg · Fiber: 1 g · Sugar: 2 g · Vitamin A: 48 IU · Vitamin C: 0.2 mg · Calcium: 18 mg · Iron: 1 mg

{initially released 4/2/13– recipe notes and pictures upgraded 6/13/23}

Overhead shot of buttery jasmine rice with herbs topped with parsley in a stainless steel skillet with silver spoon

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