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Red Rice with Braised Garlic Chili Broccolini

Red Rice with Braised Garlic Chili Broccolini

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes




  • 1 cup red rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • pinch of salt


  • 1lb broccolini greens (450 g)
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • Pinch of dried chili flakes
  • 1 Tbsp canola oil
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Braising liquid:

  • 1/4 cup vegetable stock
  • 1/8 cup of steaming water from broccolini



  1. Go through broccolini and take out any spoiled parts. Wash and let drain.

Red Rice:

  1. Rinse red rice in water.
  2. In a small sauce pot place rice, sesame oil and stir. Saute the rice for 2 minutes at most.
  3. Add the water, season with salt, and bring to a boil on medium to high heat.
  4. Then, turn heat on low, place the lid on and cook for about 30-35 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. When the liquid is just about evaporated I turn the heat off and keep the rice covered.


  1. While rice is cooking, take a large wok, pour in canola oil, sesame oil, garlic, and chili flakes, and bring to a medium to high heat.
  2. When garlic starts to sizzle throw in broccolini and toss well with the infused oil.
  3. Pour in veggie broccolini stock mix and cover, cooking for about 2 minutes.
  4. Take cover off and with a spoon juices over veggies continuously braising the veggies nicely.
  5. When juices are reduced, about 8 minutes, take off heat.
  6. Place broccolini into a serving platter and pour juices over top.


  1. Fork rice again and place in a serving dish.
  2. Ready to serve.
  3. Enjoy!


The rice cooking time will vary depending on heat and liquid, taste the rice periodically and it should have a slight crunch to it.


  • Serving Size: 4 servings
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