There are so many new rice options available and the Lotus Foods organic varieties are delicious options. One of my favorites is the Organic Jade Pearl variety that is both organic and gluten-free. It pairs really well with vegetables and in this recipe, I used onions, asparagus, basil, and a tablespoon of capers.
You can experiment with different veggies, but I would suggest you try this one first!
Brussels sprouts are a part of the cabbage family and date back to 1000 B.C. They were cultivated and gained popularity in Brussels and Belgium during the 13th Century.
Brussels sprouts are low in calories and an excellent source of Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin B-6, and Magnesium.
They generally absorb the taste of the first seasoning used in cooking them. If you are looking for a savory taste, I recommend starting the process by parboiling them in salted water. And, if you prefer a sweeter taste, start with water seasoned with sugar, maple syrup, agave, or another sweetener.
Caution should be used to not overcook Brussels Sprouts. When they become gray-looking it tends to give them a super-strong pungent smell and taste.
The frying for this recipe can be done in a pan, deep fryer, or for a healthier option, an air-fryer.