Bamboo Rice Ring with Chicken Tomato Ragu is a great example of how to use sticky rice. The color and flavor combination is just one example. There are many more to be made with the wonderful green rice.
1 1/3cupsBamboo Rice
salt and pepper
Bring 4 cups of water and salt to a boil. Add rice and cook for approx. 12 minutes, covered.
Chop celery, onion fine and cook them gently in the oil until softened and slightly browned.
Core tomatoes and chop them. Peel them if desired.
Add chopped tomatoes, bay leaf, chopped basil leaves, tomato puree and salt and pepper.
Mix and cover and simmer for approx. 20 minutes. Add shredded chicken after about 15 minutes of simmering.
Add a little bit of water if needed. Remove bay leaf.
Oil a rice ring and pack firmly with hot rice. Place plate or dish on rice ring and turn around. Gently take the ring off the rice.
Scoop the warm ragu in the middle of the rice ring and serve immediately.