Preheat oven to 350°F (177°C).
Butter and flour a 9" x 5" loaf pan.
Cook rice with 2/3 cup water, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1 teaspoon butter or margarine according to package directions.
In a large bowl, combine quick nut-bread mix, apricots and flour; mix.
Add cooked rice, yogurt, apricot nectar or water and egg.
Stir just until dry ingredients are moistened.
Spoon batter into prepared pan.
Bake until done and lightly browned, about 1 hour.
Let cool in pan 10 minutes.
Turn out on wire rack and cool.