Polynesian Orange Rice
|Rice||1 Cup (16 tbs) (Brand)|
|Water||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Whipping cream||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Canned mandarin orange segments||22 Ounce, drained (2 Cans, 11 Ounce Each)|
|Finely diced celery||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Chopped walnuts/Pecans||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Chopped chutney||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Flaked coconut||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
Preheat oven to 350°F (177°C).
Lightly butter a 12" x 8" baking dish.
Cook rice with water, 1 teaspoon salt and butter or margarine according to package directions.
Whip cream until stiff.
Fold in orange segments, celery, nuts, chutney, coconut and 1/2 teaspoon salt.
Spread rice over bottom of buttered baking dish.
Spoon whipped-cream mixture evenly over top.
Bake until heated, about 30 minutes.