Give ordinary rice a little kick with chopped onions and jalapeño peppers. This recipe for Jalapeño Brown Rice is really easy to make, and you'll love serving it to your family. If you're not a fan of the heat from fresh jalapeño peppers, you can easily swap them out for no-heat pickled jalapeño peppers.
Pro tip: We love serving this with our seriously quick and delicious Honey Garlic Shrimp Skillet recipe! Check it out in the video below:
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 6-8 minutes
Yield: 8 servings
Serving size: ½ cup
1 jalapeño pepper, seeds and ribs removed, diced
1 small onion, diced
2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon minced garlic
2 pouches Uncle Ben’s® Ready Rice® Whole-Grain Brown Rice
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon cumin
black pepper, to taste
2 tablespoons lime juice
Microwave the rice pouches according to package directions and set aside.
Heat a small saucepan over medium heat. Add the oil, jalapeño and onion, cooking for 4-6 minutes until the onions are translucent.
Add the garlic and cook for an additional 1 minute.
Add the set aside rice pouches to the pan with the salt, cumin, black pepper and lime juice. Stir to combine and serve warm.
Per Serving: (½ cup)
Calories from fat: 26
Saturated Fat: 1g
The nutrition content of recipes on SkinnyMom.com has been calculated by Registered Dietitian, Jessica Penner, of Smart Nutrition.