Rice with Chestnuts

Preparation info

  • For

    4–6

    people
    • Difficulty

      Medium

    • Ready in

      40 min

Appears in

The Rice Book

By Sri Owen

Published 1993

  • About

This mixture of rice with fresh chestnuts is another Japanese inspiration. The texture and flavour of the rice are beautifully complemented and set off by the slight sweetness and chewiness of the chestnuts. Using the simplest and most economical of means, this dish achieves something of the effect of Rice with Lentils or even – especially if you serve lamb or a spicy chicken dish with it – of the luxurious sixteenth-century Italian rice dish, with it