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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