Orange Rice Pilaf

It’s citrus season here in the Phoenix, AZ area.  So when a friend offered me a bag of  beautiful oranges,  I said “yes and thank you.”  

This rice isn’t hard to make but it tastes as if you’ve been slaving all day.  Below you will find stovetop directions as well as making this in an Instant Pot Pressure Cooker.

Orange Rice Pilaf
Serves 6
A delicious rice with a light orange flavor and the crunch of almonds.
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Ingredients
  1. 1/2 cup chopped onions
  2. 1 Tbsp butter
  3. 1 cup long grain or jasmine rice
  4. 1 cup chicken broth
  5. 1/2 cup orange juice
  6. 1 tsp fresh orange peel
  7. 1/4 cup sliced or chopped almonds
Instructions
  1. STOVETOP
  2. In a skillet, saute onions and rice with butter until golden brown (3-5 minutes). Add remaining ingredients; heat to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 20 minutes.
  3. INSTANT POT
  4. Set to Saute. Place butter and onions and sauce until golden brown. Add remaining ingredients (except almonds). Lock lid down. Set to Manual for 4 minutes with an Instant Release. Stir in almonds.
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 My favorite things to have on hand for this recipe:

Zester

Juicer

Instant Pot Pressure Cooker

Strainer

Another idea:  Adding cooked chicken or shrimp to rice takes it from side dish to main dish.

Let me know if you give this a try.  I’d enjoy hearing what you thought.

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Rice Krispie Gluten Free Cake Bites

I found this recipe as I was going through Pinterest late one night and am so glad I did because they take an old-time favorite and turn it into something even better.

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If you have been following my blog for long – you know I like sprinkles and so I doctored these up with a little royal frosting and sprinkles.

Rice Krispie Gluten Free Cake Bites
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Ingredients
  1. 1 bag of marshmallows
  2. 4 Tbsp Butter
  3. 1 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  4. 6 cups of rice krispies
  5. 1/2 cup of vanilla cake mix - I used Pillsbury Gluten Free Funetti Mix
  6. Handful of sprinkles
  7. Extra Butter
  8. Royal Icing
Instructions
  1. Prepare a cookie sheet with parchment paper
  2. Melt marshmallows and butter over medium heat in large pan, stirring constantly.
  3. Remove from heat. Add vanilla, rice krispies and sprinkles and mix well.
  4. When mixture is cool enough to handle, butter your hands and form into ping pong size balls. Place on parchment paper. If mixture becomes hard to manage, rewarm slightly on stove.
  5. Mix up frosting ingredients and drizzle over top. Add more sprinkles.
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