Sesame Jasmine Rice with Vegetables

Ready in 20-25 minutes
Makes 4 cups
Ready in 20-25 minutes
Makes 4 cups
Fragrant Jasmine Rice and sesame seeds team up for one of our favorite rice dishes. Make it vegetarian by replacing the Fish Sauce with salt.


  • 1 cup uncooked Jasmine Rice
  • 1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon Fish Sauce or 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup minced scallions
  • 1/3 cup minced carrots
  • 1/3 cup sesame seeds
  • Salt


  1. In a medium saucepan, bring 1 3/4 cups water to a boil.
  2. Add Jasmine Rice, sesame oil and Fish Sauce or salt. Stir, reduce to a simmer and cover.
  3. Simmer for 15-20 minutes or until water is absorbed.
  4. Meanwhile, in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, heat vegetable oil.
  5. Add scallions, carrots and sesame seeds. Stir-fry until vegetables are tender and sesame seeds are lightly golden. Lightly salt to taste.
  6. Add cooked rice to vegetables and mix well. Serve.

In This Recipe

The original, authentic Thai rice. Jasmine rice’s aromatic flavor and soft texture makes it the perfect addition to any meal.
Thais use Fish Sauce the way other cultures use soy sauce. Its savory and salty flavors are perfect for stir-frys, curries, marinades and dressings.

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