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Tropical Ginger Rice

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


8 servings

This change-of-pace side dish comes together in moments and rounds out any family meal with a burst of sweet-tart flavor. Try it with dried cherries, too! —Charlene Chambers, Ormond Beach, Florida
Tropical Ginger Rice Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 cups uncooked long grain rice
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2/3 cup dried tropical fruit
  • 2/3 cup chopped pecans, toasted


  1. In a large saucepan, combine rice, ginger and broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 18-22 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. Stir in dried fruit and pecans.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 186 calories, 5g fat (0 saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 408mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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