Cilantro Lime Rice

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Low Fat Citrus Wild Rice

Low Fat Citrus Wild Rice


  • 1 cup wild rice
  • 2 large oranges
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar, or to taste
  • salt, to tests
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 green onions, finely chopped
  • 1/2 bunch flat-leaf parsley finely chopped, about 1/2 cup
  • 4 parsley sprigs for garnish
  • Method

  • Rinse rice thoroughly in cold water in strainer.
  • In large saucepan, bring rice to boil in 3 quarts water.
  • Reduce heat and simmer rice for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from heat; let rice stand about 30 minutes, until tender.
  • Drain well in colander and blot dry.
  • Meanwhile, cut oranges into segments.
  • Cut off rind, zest and white pith to expose flesh.
  • Make V-shaped cuts to remove individual segments from membranes, working over a large mixing bowl to catch juice.
  • Dice most of the segments, leaving a few whole for garnish.
  • Soak raisins in the orange juice in the mixing bowl for 5 minutes.
  • Whisk capers, olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper into orange juice-raisin mixture.
  • Stir in green onions, chopped parsley, rice and diced orange segments.
  • Adjust seasoning to taste.
  • Mound rice on a platter or plates and decorate with reserved whole orange segments and parsley sprigs.
  • Makes 4 servings.
  • Preparation time: 20 minutes.
  • Cooking time: 40 minutes.
  • Standing time: 30 minutes.
  • Per serving: About 282 cal, 8 g pro, 54 g car, 6 g fat, 19% cal from fat, 0 mg chol, 242 mg sod, 8 g fiber.
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