Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Lightly grease 4 x 8 bakingdish with sunflower oil. In a blender, combine peanut butter, oil, thyme, tarragon, salt and 2 ounces water. Blend until mixture achieves sauce consistency.
Combine with rice, sunflower seeds, and shallots. Mix well. Transfer to baking dish and bake for 20 minutes in oven.