Sticky Rice and Chicken Sesame balls

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These sticky rice and chicken sesame balls are sure to be a hit – serve them as an appetizer or a side dish.

Sunwhite® White Medium-Grain Calrose Rice

Sunwhite® White Medium-Grain Calrose Rice

Sunwhite® Calrose Rice is an oval medium-grain white rice known for its quality and taste. When cooked, Calrose rice becomes soft and tender with a tendency to stick together due to its succulent grains, allowing it to retain its moisture. Sunwhite® Calrose Rice is used in dishes that require a bit more creaminess as well as a side dish to compliment almost every meal. Its versatility means that it can be used in everything from starters and soups to desserts. For best results, rinse this rice with cold water. Drain well before cooking. All rice is naturally gluten-free. 4kg and 9kg packages are available in Jordan only.

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Ingredients to serve:

  • 2 cup Sunwhite Medium Grain Rice

  • 2 tbsp Rice Vinegar

  • 2 tbsp Granulated Sugar

  • 1 tbsp Kosher Salt

  • 4 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Thighs

  • 1 tbsp Vegetable Oil

  • ¼ tsp Salt (each)

  • ½ cup Teriyaki Sauce (prepared)

  • 2 tbsp Green Onion (finely chopped)

  • ½ cup Toasted Black And White Sesame Seeds

Medium Grain

White medium grain rice is a round, tender and succulent grain, allowing it to lock in moisture when it is cooked. This rice is often used in dishes that require a bit more creaminess, like paella or risotto. It is also ideal in your favourite Middle Eastern, Korean and Spanish dishes.








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  • Sparkling Rice: Rinse rice under cold running water until the water runs crystal clear. In a saucepan set over high heat, unite rice and 2 cups of water; bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat to low; cook for about 15 minutes or until rice is tender. Take off from heat; let stand, covered, for 10 minutes to absorb all the flavors.

  • Sweet & Sour Rice: In a small bowl, blend vinegar, sugar, and salt to create a tangy sensation. Microwave on High for about 30 seconds or until dissolved. Transfer rice to a large, nonreactive bowl and drizzle the vinegar mixture over the top, stirring until the rice is entirely coated. Let it chill until it's utterly cool.

  • Caramelized Chicken: Slice chicken into (1 cm) pieces. Heat oil in a large, nonstick skillet set over medium heat; cook chicken, salt, and pepper until it's golden brown around the edges. Add teriyaki sauce and let it simmer for 3 to 5 minutes or until thickened, and chicken is caramelized and cooked through. Let it chill until it's utterly cool. Stir in some fresh green onions.

  • Savory Rice Balls: Scoop out ¼ cup (60 mL) cooked rice and shape it in the palm of your hand. Spoon some of the chicken mixture onto the center of the rice, forming it into a ball to enclose the filling. Roll the rice balls in sesame seeds, adding a delightful crunch to every bite.

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