Simple Braised Rice

3.4/5 rating (20 votes)
  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Ready in: 14 mins
  • Difficulty: Very Easy
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Simple Braised Rice


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 200g long grain rice
  • 400mls roughly boiling water (or double the volume of water to rice)
  • 2 x 5g Oxo cubes
  • salt
  • pepper, lots
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

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  • Pre heat the oven to 200C gas 6.
  • Heat the 2 tbsp of oil and add the onion, cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add the rice and coat well in the oil and onions.
  • Add the boiling water and sprinkle in the Oxo cubes stir bring back to the boil.
  • Lid on in oven for 14 minutes.
  • Once cooked stir well and add the oil or butter, re season and leave for 5 minutes covered.
  • Serve.

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