Simple Orange Rice

Vicki Butts (lazyme)


From Simple Hawaiian Cookery.

I made this for company and everyone raved. It was simple to make, creamy, and had a delicate orange flavor. It's already been requested again. :)


★★★★★ 4 votes

10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 c
    celery (with leaves), diced
  • 2 Tbsp
    onions, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    orange rind, slivered
  • 2 c
    orange juice
  • 2 c
    cooked rice
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp

How to Make Simple Orange Rice


  1. Melt butter in deep saucepan.
  2. Add celery and onion; cook until onion is tender, but not brown.
  3. Stir in orange rind and juice; bring to a boil.
  4. Add cooked rice, salt and thyme; mix just enough to moisten all the rice.
  5. Remove from heat; cover and let stand several minutes.
  6. Fluff with fork before spooning into center of crown roast of pork, or serve with baked ham or Hawaiian-style chicken.

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About Simple Orange Rice

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Hawaiian/Polynesian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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