Spicy Rice Recipe

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Spicy Rice

Laura Adams

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@ladams1221

This goes so well with pork. A perfect fall (or anytime) side dish! Sweet and savory - a family favorite.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

15 oz
apple cider
3/4 c
long grain rice
1 tsp
butter
1 Tbsp
butter
1/2 c
dark raisins
apple cider to cover raisins
1/2 c
onion, chopped
1/2 c
celery, chopped
1/4 tsp
ground allspice
1/2 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp
kosher salt
1/4 tsp
freshly ground black pepper
1 1/2 Tbsp
light brown sugar
1
granny smith apple, cored and chopped
1/2 c
sliced almonds, toasted

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place 15-ounces of apple cider in a 3-quart saucepan along with rice and 1 teaspoon butter. Cover and cook according to package directions.
2
Place raisins in a microwaveable container and pour apple cider over to cover. Microwave on high for 1 minute. Set aside for 5 minutes; drain on paper towels.
3
Meanwhile, melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large skillet. Saute onions and celery until crisp-tender, about 4 minutes. Stir in allspice, cinnamon, salt, pepper, and brown sugar. Stir in cooked rice and plumped raisins, and heat through. Stir in chopped apple and remove from heat. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Sprinkle with almonds and serve. Goes great with pork.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Rice Sides, Pork
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #rice, #Dish, #apples, #cider