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Fantastic Citrus Rice

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Serves: 4

Serving Size: 1/3 cup


This citrusy rice contains almonds, celery, and onions, but no added salt for a flavorful low sodium side dish.



11/2 tablespoons olive oil

1-1/4 cups finely chopped celery with leaves

1-1/4 cups finely chopped onion

1 cup water

1/2 cup orange juice

2 tablespoons lemon juice

dash hot sauce

1 cup long-grain white rice, uncooked

1/4 cup slivered almonds



1. Heat oil in medium saucepan. Add celery and onions and sauté until tender, about 10 minutes.


2. Add water, juices, and hot sauce. Bring to a boil. Stir in rice and bring back to a boil. Let stand covered until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.


3. Stir in almonds. Serve immediately as a side dish for a fish entrée.



Calories: 179

Fat: 8.8 g

Carbohydrates: 22.7 g

Protein: 4 g



We made this this weekend with grilled lemon chicken. Please try..






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