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Raisin and Spice Brown Rice

Rated as 4.57 out of 5 Stars
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"This brown rice pilaf is seasoned with onion, celery, raisins, fresh ginger, cumin, coriander, black pepper, and soy sauce."
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Ingredients

55 m servings 161
Original recipe yields 7 servings (3 1/2 cups)

Directions

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  1. Bring brown rice, chicken broth, butter, and bay leaf to a boil in a saucepan over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the rice is tender, 45 to 50 minutes; discard bay leaf.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in onion and ginger; cook and stir until the onion begins to brown on the edges, about 3 minutes. Stir in the cumin and coriander, then stir in the celery and raisins. Reduce heat to medium, and cook until the celery becomes tender, about 5 minutes. Once ready, stir the onion mixture into the cooked rice along with the soy sauce; season to taste with pepper.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 161 calories; 4.5 28.2 2.7 4 95 Full nutrition

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I really liked this recipe, although I changed a few things around. I did not have broth so I just used water to cook the rice. I used olive oil instead of butter, did not use an onion but used ...

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I did follow this recipe as written, but for all the spices and ingredients added, i thought it would have had more WOW to the taste. It definitely wasn't bad; better than PLAIN brown rice for s...

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I really liked this recipe, although I changed a few things around. I did not have broth so I just used water to cook the rice. I used olive oil instead of butter, did not use an onion but used ...

We thought this was very good and will definitely make again, with these improvements. A whole onion and much more celery, increase the spice to 1 tsp., Don't overcook it. When you add the spice...

Sweet, spicy and very hearty. Didn't have celery...used walnuts. Didn't have soy sauce...used teriyaki. Didn't have coriander...did without.

This was sooo good!! I added whole cardamom pods to the rice water, a bunch more vegetables including carrot and red onion, and used currants instead of raisins. It was phenomenal!! Thank you fo...

This was very good. I followed the recipe exactly, except I only had regular soy sauce. I put 1 tbsp of regular soy sauce and I thought it was a little over powering. Next time, I think I'm goin...

This was very good. I used leftover rice that had been cooked with water rather than broth and it still tasted great. I had to add a little salt.

The spices and the flavors throughout the dish are so satisfying. This is a great dish for an everyday meal or an elegant dinner for two.

I followed this recipe as is...EXCELLENT! The flavors are such a nice mixture...my new favorite brown rice recipe! Thank You!

Very yummy.A definite keeper. The only change I made was to use vegetable broth instead of chicken because it was what I had in the house. I will probably leave out the celery the next time I ma...