Honey Raisin Nutty Rice

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

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

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
1/4
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
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.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
),
Sodium
90mg
90%;
Total Carbohydrate
37g
37%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
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.