Thursday, August 16, 2007

Butter Almond Citrus Rice

I am not a big fan of Rachael Ray, however I actually watched one of her Food Network shows while folding laundry a while back. She made this awesome rice and I knew I had to try it. That very evening I went to the grocery store to pick up all the ingredients. It is such a yummy treat! I was on my own for dinner tonight and I made a big bowl. Very simple and very good. Enjoy.

Getting ready to add the broth.

Everything is all mixed and ready to simmer.

The delicious results.

2 T Butter (I prefer Smart Balance spread)

1/2 cup Slivered or Sliced Almonds

2 cups White Rice (I use Jasmine Rice)

1 Orange zested

1 Lemon zested

1 quart chicken stock

Heat a sauce pot over medium heat, add butter to the pot and melt. Add almonds and toast 3 to 4 minutes. Add rice and the zest of an orange and a lemon then turn the rice to coat, cook 1 minute. Add stock and bring to boil, reduce to simmer, cover and cook 17 to 18 minutes.


andrea s. said...

ok, this looks sooo good. I'm printing the recipe! So glad you liked everything you ordered! You gave the millinery flowers such a beautiful home.

Stampin' D'Amour said...

YUM-O! ( as "Ray-Ray" would say...LOL!) Not a BIG fan of hers I need to see her on Trisket boxes at the store too??

Thanks for posting this--I'll have to give it a try--looks yummy! :0)


Sophie Honeysuckle said...

mmnnnnn, it does look tasty!!! Have a lovely weekend!!

The Glitter Fairy said...

Looks yummy! I'll give it a try this weekend. Thanks!

Charmingdesigns said...

I have made this before, it is sooo good. Laurie

Jammy said...

Thanks! I adore Rach...hehe


Erin Earls said...

Oh that does sound yummy. I catch her show ever so often. I have made a few things, and I have yet to be disappointed. I will have to try this one.

Niesz Vintage Home said...

Mmmmmm...I love rice. Just had it this evening, as a matter of fact.

I'll have to try it.

Kimberly :)

Natasha Burns said...

Also not a huge RR fan either but this recipe is something i definitely WILL try!!!! I don't have her annoying voice shouting at me while I do it!

Miz Smoochie Lips said...

I just wanna know how Rachelle stays so slender while eating non stop for 40 bucks a day.
ha. (the evil witch)

What else did you fix with the rice? chicken?

Cheryl Wray said...

this sounds SO good!!!!! Yumm-o!!!!!
Pretty much everything i've tried of Rachael's has turned out great! I wil l have to try this one next!

Susan Ramey Cleveland said...

Now doesn't that sound good! I'll have to try it.

Allison said...

Karla, this sounds really wonderful. I am definitely going to try the recipe. Thank you so much for sharing!


Merci-Notes said...

Sounds good! wonder if broccoli or spinach would be good in it?

Heather ~ Pretty Petals said...

Looks so yummy!Thanks for sharing the recipe.

Natasha Burns said...

Just popped over again Karla to take your recipe, i have the ingredients now and want to make it. took me a while but in case anyone needs a conversion, one quart is equal to 950ml or .95L (approx 4 cups)

Natasha Burns said...

I made it!!! It was yummy!!!!

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