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Microwave Orange Rice

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Finely diced celery 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Finely diced onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Orange juice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Long grain rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Orange 1 , sliced
  Toasted almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sliced
Directions

MAKING
1. In a microwave glass dish, melt the butter on ROAST (7) for 1/2 minutes
2. Add celery and onion to the pan and then cook on HIGH (9) for 2 minutes or until vegetables are cooked.
3. Add the orange juice, water, and salt and cook covered on HIGH (9) for 6 minutes till cooked through
4. Add to the pan the rice, and cook covered on MEDIUM (5) for 12 minutes till all of the liquid is almost absorbed.
5. Let the dish sit for 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.

SERVING
6. Garnish with orange slices and almonds.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
21 Minutes
Ready In: 
26 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 383 Calories from Fat 174

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.7%

Saturated Fat 7.8 g39%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 30.2 mg10.1%

Sodium 519.3 mg21.6%

Total Carbohydrates 47 g15.5%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g12.6%

Sugars 12.5 g

Protein 6 g11.2%

Vitamin A 12.5% Vitamin C 107.3%

Calcium 6.3% Iron 5.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Microwave Orange Rice Recipe