Sesame Zucchini & Lime Rice

Sesame Zucchini & Lime Rice

A simple, easy side for any dish.

Adapted from BlueApron

Ingredients

Metric System
Servings
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds
  • 3 tsp oil
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 lime
  • 4 oz rice
  • Step 1

    In a medium pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat half the sesame oil on medium-high until hot. Add the zucchini rounds in an even layer; season with salt and pepper. Cook 3 to 4 minutes per side, or until browned and softened. Transfer to a bowl; add the sesame seeds and remaining sesame oil. Season with salt and pepper; toss to coat. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

    Step 2

    In a small pot, combine the rice, a big pinch of salt, and 1 cup of water. Heat to boiling on high. Once boiling, reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook, without stirring, 12 to 14 minutes, or until the water has been absorbed and the rice is tender. Turn off the heat and fluff with a fork. Stir in the juice of 2 lime wedges.

    Step 3

    Serve rice along with zucchini and remaining lime wedges.

    Step 1

    Serve rice along with zucchini and remaining lime wedges.

    Step 2

    Transfer to a bowl; add the sesame seeds and remaining sesame oil. Season with salt and pepper; toss to coat. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

  • 1 tsp sesame seeds
  • 0.5 tbsp oil
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • Step 3

    Add the zucchini rounds in an even layer; season with salt and pepper.

  • 1 zucchini
  • Step 4

    In a medium pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat the sesame oil on medium-high.

  • 0.5 tbsp oil
  • Step 5

    Turn off the heat and fluff with a fork. Stir in the juice of 2 lime wedges.

  • 1 lime
  • Step 6

    Reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook, without stirring.

    Step 7

    In a small pot, combine the rice, a big pinch of salt, and 1 cup of water. Heat to boiling on high.

  • 0.5 cup rice
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