Orange Rice Recipe
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Orange Rice Recipe

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Orange juice, thyme, onion and celery give this dressed-up side dish a nice blend of flavors. It's a pleasant accompaniment to pork chops, Cornish game hens and chicken.—Janice Mitchell, Aurora, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup diced celery
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1-1/2 cups orange juice
  • 1 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons grated orange peel
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 213 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 484 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, saute celery in butter until tender. Add the remaining ingredients; mix well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until the rice is tender. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Orange Rice in Quick Cooking November/December 1999, p21

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 213 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 484 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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Reviewed Aug. 27, 2008

"I made this with brown rice to accompany the Orange Chicken and Veggies recipe. It all came out quite nice. The family liked it."

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