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Orange Rice Pilaf

This is a delicious and different way to prepare rice. I usually make this recipe whenever I have guests. It makes a fabulous side dish served with just about any entree.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    4-6 servings


  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 3 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1-1/3 cups water
  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked instant rice


  • In a 3-qt. saucepan, saute celery, onion and orange zest in butter until tender but not brown. Add salt. Combine orange juice and water; add to celery mixture. Bring to a boil. Stir in the rice. Remove from the heat; cover and let stand for 10 minutes. Fluff with a fork.

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