Honey Raisin Nutty Rice

Honey Raisin Nutty Rice

Make this easy honey raisin nutty rice in skillet – a tasty side dish.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

50

Minutes

Makes

10

servings

1 1/3
cups uncooked regular long-grain white rice
2 2/3
cups water
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
cup sliced celery
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
1
cup walnut halves, coarsely chopped, toasted
2/3
cup golden raisins
3
tablespoons honey
3
tablespoons lime juice
1
tablespoon olive oil
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
Celery leaves, if desired
  1. In 2-quart saucepan, cook rice in water as directed on package. Cool completely, about 20 minutes.
  2. In 12-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Cook celery and onion in butter until tender. Stir in rice, walnuts and raisins. Cook 1 minute or until thoroughly heated.
  3. In small bowl, mix honey, lime juice, oil, salt, cinnamon and pepper. Drizzle mixture over rice; toss to coat. Garnish with celery leaves. Serve warm or at room temperature.
Makes 10 servings (about 1/2 cup)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 250
    • Total Fat 10g
      • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,),
    • Sodium 90mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 37g
      • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Protein 4g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      Exchanges:
      • 1 1/2 Starch;
      • 1/2 Fruit;
      • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
      • 2 Fat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 2 1/2;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.