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Hot Cinnamon Rice

  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

3
tablespoons LAND O LAKES® Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread
1/4
cup slivered almonds
1
medium (1/2 cup) onion, chopped
1
teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic
1
cup uncooked long grain white rice
2 1/2
cups chicken broth
1/2
cup raisins
©2012 Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
30
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
5%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
230mg
9%
Potassium
150mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
25g
8%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
6g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Expert Tips

This flavorful cinnamon rice is the perfect complement to a grilled pork chop and plantains.

Directions

  • 1 Melt 1 tablespoon Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread in 3-quart saucepan over medium heat. Add slivered almonds; cook until almonds are browned and caramelized (2 to 3 minutes). Remove from pan, set aside.
  • 2 Melt additional 1 tablespoon Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread in same pan over medium heat; add onion and garlic. Cook until softened. Add rice; continue cooking, stir constantly, until lightly browned (2 to 3 minutes). Add chicken broth and raisins; cook, stirring occasionally, until mixture comes to a boil. Cover; reduce heat to a simmer. Cook until rice is puffed and all liquid has been absorbed (15 to 30 minutes). Fluff lightly with a fork; stir in remaining 1 tablespoon Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread.
  • 3 Reserve 1 tablespoon caramelized almonds. Stir remaining almonds into rice mixture; sprinkle with reserved almonds.

This flavorful cinnamon rice is the perfect complement to a grilled pork chop and plantains.

Rate and Comment

This flavorful cinnamon rice is the perfect complement to a grilled pork chop and plantains.