Rice with peas & sweetcorn

Rice with peas and sweetcorn(1)

This has to be the simplest rice dish ever and for those who are worried about cooking rice, please do try this.  Most of us have some frozen peas and a tin of sweetcorn in the larder.  Simply boil the rice, strain and add to peas and sweetcorn!  You can’t go wrong and it is delicious!  Always happy to answer questions if you get stuck.

4 servings

Ingredients

300 grams Basmati rice (soak for 1 hour at least)
2 cups frozen peas
1 tin sweetcorn (198g)
3 tablespoons oil
1 teaspoon salt

Method

  1. In a large wok, heat the oil and add peas and sweetcorn
  2. Fry gently for about 3 minutes and set aside
  3. Wash the rice 3-4 times in a large deep pan and bring to boil with lots of water and salt
  4. If you have soaked the rice, it should take no longer than 3-4 minutes for the rice to cook once it comes to the boil – watch the pot
  5. Strain immediately in colander and add to the peas and sweetcorn in the wok
  6. Gently mix with a spatula on low heat and serve
  7. Try it with marrow bake

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