Fruity Rice Mix Recipe

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Fruity Rice Mix Recipe
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Fruity Rice Mix Recipe

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Dried apricots and golden raisins lend sweetness and pretty color to this flavorful rice mix from Emily Chaney of Penobscot, Maine. "I usually serve this special side dish with fish or chicken," she relates. "Dotted with almonds it gets rave reviews from my family."
MAKES:
84 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:
84 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 11 cups uncooked long grain rice
  • 4-1/2 cups diced dried apricots
  • 2-1/2 cups golden raisins
  • 1-1/2 cups slivered almonds
  • 1 cup chicken bouillon granules
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS:
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Directions

In a bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Store in airtight containers in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months. Yield: 21 batches (21 cups total).
To prepare rice: In a saucepan, combine 1 cup rice mix, water and butter. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 25-30 minutes or until water is absorbed. Yield: 4 servings per batch.
Originally published as Fruity Rice Mix in Quick Cooking November/December 1998, p59

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 164 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 511mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.

  • 11 cups uncooked long grain rice
  • 4-1/2 cups diced dried apricots
  • 2-1/2 cups golden raisins
  • 1-1/2 cups slivered almonds
  • 1 cup chicken bouillon granules
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS:
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  1. In a bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Store in airtight containers in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months. Yield: 21 batches (21 cups total).
  2. To prepare rice: In a saucepan, combine 1 cup rice mix, water and butter. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 25-30 minutes or until water is absorbed. Yield: 4 servings per batch.
Originally published as Fruity Rice Mix in Quick Cooking November/December 1998, p59

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olddutch User ID: 4601197 62544
Reviewed Jan. 10, 2012

"VERY GOOD !!!"

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