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dried apricot and currant rice

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Catherine Cappiello Pappas
Amityville, NY

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

(1 rating)
yield 5 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For dried apricot and currant rice

  • 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
  • dressing:
  • 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

  • 1
    Prepare 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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