uncooked rice (brown or white)
1/2 lb ground beef
s soy sauce
spices to taste
- ground ginger
s dry red wine (optional)
Cook rice in water until almost tender (15 - 18 minutes).
Blend all other ingredients together. Spread the meat mix evenly across the top of the rice in the pan. Cover and simmer briefly until meat is steamed and rice is done (about 4 - 5 minutes).
Stir meat into rice and serve. Suggested condiment: more soy sauce.
* Ground lamb can be substituted for an interesting variation.