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Citrus Rice
Source: Flavorful Seasons Cookbook, by Robyn Webb, ©1996

Basmati rice cooked in chicken broth flavored with mandarin oranges and sauteed peppers.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 12 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 121.6
Total Carbs 23.5 g
Dietary Fiber 0.6 g
Sugars 2.1 g
Total Fat 1.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.4 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.2 g
Potassium 59.3 mg
Protein 3.8 g
Sodium 44.8 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 1/2 Vegetables , 1 1/2 Starch
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Ingredients Directions
  1. In a large pot, bring the broth to a boil. Slowly add the rice and return to a boil.
  2. Cover, reduce heat to low, and cook for 15-20 minutes until the rice has absorbed the broth.
  3. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion and peppers and sauté for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the scallions and sauté for 3 more minutes. Add the oranges and orange juice and cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Add the cooked rice, lemon juice, pepper, and salt and toss well to serve.

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