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Rice on the Grill Recipe
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Rice on the Grill Recipe

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My husband loves to barbecue, so when it's hot outside, we do entire meals on the grill. Since our kids love rice, we often include this tangy side dish as part of the menu. —Shirley Hopkins, Olds, Alberta
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/3 cups uncooked instant rice
  • 1/3 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 104 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 195mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable.

Directions

  1. In a 9-in. round disposable foil pan, combine the first seven ingredients. Dot with butter. Cover with heavy-duty foil; seal edges tightly.
  2. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 12-15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Remove foil carefully to allow steam to escape. Fluff with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Rice on the Grill in Quick Cooking January/February 2000, p10


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Paige-Markie User ID: 7471422 228698
Reviewed Jun. 29, 2015

"I made this last night for my husband and I and was pleasantly surprised how GOOD this is as I am not a fan of instant rice (the rice didn't seem "instant" at all in this recipe) I mixed the ingredients in another bowl separately and then added to the foil pan, I also used a cup of chicken broth and green onions, I had a large 2nd helping of this rice, I loved the flavors of this, I will be making this a lot this Summer when I BBQ which is often! Thank you for a easy, great rice recipe!"

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wintermom9597@yahoo.com User ID: 193450 83375
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2014

"Loved this recipe! So easy and delicious."

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rocky007 User ID: 6023244 71814
Reviewed Jun. 3, 2014

"My husband and I loved this, I tweaked it a bit due to some other reviewers input. Instead of ketchup I used my favorite sweet and spicy bbq sauce and I also used brown rice, I put a splash of soy sauce in too. Instead of water I used 1 cup of chicken broth. This turned out so tasty, it will be a staple in my grilling sides from now on!"

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p8nthorselover User ID: 4171928 22141
Reviewed May. 31, 2014

"I just used the idea! Used 3 cups of leftover cooked rice, sautéed the onions, peppers and mushrooms. Also added sautéed celery &, carrots, frozen peas and drained/rinsed water chestnuts. Did not need the water but still used 1/2 c of chicken broth and used 2 TBLSP of soy sauce. Could probably use teriyaki sauce or sweet and sour sauce. I followed the rest of the instructions.....not too shabby!"

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joycerm53 User ID: 703299 29131
Reviewed May. 31, 2014

"We did not care for this. May try this again using brown rice- non "minute rice". May add more vegetable for more flavor."

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scrapo User ID: 2908723 73621
Reviewed Jun. 9, 2013

"I rated it average, because it was not our favorite...but would try it again with some different sauces because it was convenient to do on the grill! Tried a BBQ sauce but didn't really care for that. Will try with ketchup next time or different flavor bbq."

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scrapo User ID: 2908723 89712
Reviewed Jun. 8, 2013

"I rated it average, because it was not our favorite...but would try it again with some different sauces because it was convenient to do on the grill! Tried a BBQ sauce but didn't really care for that. Will try with ketchup next time or different flavor bbq."

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scrapo User ID: 2908723 26253
Reviewed Jun. 8, 2013

"I rated it average, because it was not our favorite...but would try it again with some different sauces because it was convenient to do on the grill! Tried a BBQ sauce but didn't really care for that. Will try with ketchup next time or different flavor bbq."

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sbbrewerst User ID: 7215963 83374
Reviewed Apr. 6, 2013

"I made some changes.. I didn't have instant rice, so I used regular rice. I used turkey stock that I had made and frozen after Thanksgiving instead of chicken. I didn't have mushrooms, but I did have carrot and celery sticks. Used bbq sauce instead of ketchup and used a rectangle pan instead of a round one. VERY yummy. I'm so pleased that this is an adaptable recipe and am keeping it in my cache for the next time Hubby fires up the grill."

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mapete8 User ID: 2815935 22138
Reviewed Sep. 23, 2012

"Perfect for a summer BBQ. I was looking for something to cook along with the outdoor meal, this worked great in a pan on the side burner. It was moist, and I had mushrooms and celery and spices in there. Wasn't any leftovers."

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