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Orange Rice Recipe

Orange Rice Recipe

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. YIELD: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

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.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 213 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 484mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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DaniCalifornia User ID: 2091154 203354
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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