Almond Currant Rice Recipe
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Almond Currant Rice Recipe

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Her Almond Currant Rice is 9-year-old Whitney's favorite. "Stirring in the almonds and currants at the last minute is a snap, and we love the flavor," Felicia says. "You can substitute your favorite dried fruits and nuts if you like."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 2 cups uncooked instant rice
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped toasted almonds
  • 1/4 cup dried currants

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 303 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 209mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.


  1. Prepare rice according to package directions, adding butter and salt. Just before serving, stir in almonds and currants. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Almond Currant Rice in Quick Cooking March/April 1998, p18

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