Dried Apricot and Currant Rice

Catherine Cappiello Pappas


This is a light and fruity side dish that will add something special to every meal!


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5 Min
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2 cups uncooked rice
for the chopping:
1 cups dried apricots – diced
½ cup dried currants
1 tsp. capers – chopped plus 1 tsp. caper juice
3 scallions – chopped
¼ cup fresh parsley – chopped
2 stalks celery – chopped
4 tbs. honey
juice and zest of 1 lemon
¼ tsp. salt
¼ tsp. red pepper flakes

How to Make Dried Apricot and Currant Rice


  • 1Prepare rice as directed.

    In a bowl combine the chopped apricots, currants, capers scallions, fresh parsley and celery.

    Combine the ingredients for the dressing in a small bowl; stir and add to the bowl with the chopped ingredients.

    Add the warm rice and toss: refrigerate until ready to use or serve immediately.

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About Dried Apricot and Currant Rice

Course/Dish: Rice Sides

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