Orange Rice

Orange Rice

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"Turn instant rice into something special with this delightful summer recipe. Orange juice and oranges adorn this rice, making a fun side dish that is perfect for a barbeque."


10 m servings 224 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 224 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 3.1 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 44.9g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 4.2 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 29 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a saucepan over medium-high heat, combine the orange zest, orange juice, and butter. Bring to a boil, and stir in rice. Cover, and remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Mix in mandarin orange segments, and serve immediately.
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  1. 27 Ratings


I loved this rice!! I used 1c. jasmine rice and decreased the oj to 1c and added 3/4c ch. broth w/ the zest. Covered and simmered 15 min. Folded in the manderins then sprinkled toasted sliver...

Great sidedish. We modified it slightly. Being ever health-minded, we used brown rice. This did not affect the outcome at all in my opinion. We doubled the reciped first, put it all in a ric...

What a great and easy recipe. I used the liquid from the mandarin oranges to make up some of the liquid. And I added a little dried parsley for color before serving. Very nice dish. Thanks. I se...

I loved the taste and the ease of this recipe. I used it with the Orange Rosemary Chicken recipe I found at this sight. I also added sauted onion and celery. I have always gotten compliments ...

This was very tasty and easy to make. I did not have any orange zest so I left it out, but it still tasted great! It took a little longer than 5 minutes for the liquid to absorb and the rice t...

Unfortunately this rice will not be a keeper. Infact, this was last time using instant rice. The long grain enriched kind just taste *so* much better! The mandarins were tasty but the rice was a...

This was fantastic we had it with the tropical pork chops and everyone loved it.

I can only rate this 3 stars because I altered the recipe. I didnt have OJ so I doubled the orange zest and used milk. The rice was creamy and a suble flavor. I think if I made this again I woul...

this was refreshing.we liked it better cold.kid friendly