Golden Fire Rice Pilaf

Mar 27th 2018

After water, tea is the most consumed beverage in the world. But there are many different ways to enjoy tea. Recently we had a staff wide challenge to create recipes that used tea as a major ingredient. This recipe features our Golden Fire tea and is contributed by Andrea.

by Andrea


  • 4 tbsp Golden Fire tea
  • 3 cups water @ 208° (F)
  • 2 cups brown jasmine rice
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 tsp salt
  • Greek yogurt
  • Nuts (cashews or pine nuts)
  • Dried cherries (or raisins)
  • Fried onions
  • Parsley, chopped
  • 2 limes, quartered


1. Using a metal strainer, steep the Golden Fire in the hot water for 10 minutes.

2. While that is steeping, add the rice, salt, and coconut oil to the rice cooker.

3. Once the steep is complete, add water to rice cooker and start.

4. After the rice is finished cooking, allow people to add whichever toppings they would like.