Citrus Rice Pilaf Recipe
Citrus Rice Pilaf Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Food doesn't have to be made from scratch to have great homemade flavor. Here packaged rice mix gets added flair from crunchy snow peas and water chestnuts.
Recommended: 20 Quinoa Recipes
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (6.9 ounces) chicken-flavored rice mix
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 2-3/4 cups water
  • 1 package (6 ounces) frozen snow peas
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons orange marmalade
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

In a large skillet, saute rice mix in butter until golden brown. Stir in water and contents of rice seasoning packet. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Stir in peas, water chestnuts, marmalade and pepper. Cover and cook for 3-4 minutes or until rice and vegetables are tender. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Citrus Rice Pilaf in Taste of Home Meals in Minutes Calendar Annual 2001

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 284 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 767mg sodium, 50g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 4g fiber), 6g protein.

  • 1 package (6.9 ounces) chicken-flavored rice mix
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 2-3/4 cups water
  • 1 package (6 ounces) frozen snow peas
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons orange marmalade
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  1. In a large skillet, saute rice mix in butter until golden brown. Stir in water and contents of rice seasoning packet. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Stir in peas, water chestnuts, marmalade and pepper. Cover and cook for 3-4 minutes or until rice and vegetables are tender. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Citrus Rice Pilaf in Taste of Home Meals in Minutes Calendar Annual 2001

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