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Orange-Scallion Brown Rice

Photo: Jennifer Causey
Yield

Serves 4 (serving size: about 3/4 cup)

Perk up precooked brown rice with fresh orange rind, a faintly floral note that's welcome in stir-fries and other classic Asian dishes. If you like, you can add chopped toasted almonds or peanuts for extra crunch.

Ingredients

  • 2 (8.8-oz.) pkg. precooked brown rice (such as Uncle Ben's)
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 204
  • fat 6.2 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • monofat 1.5 g
  • polyfat 1.5 g
  • protein 5 g
  • carbohydrate 36 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 135 mg
  • calcium 10 mg
  • sugars 0 g
  • Est. Added Sugars 0 g

How to Make It

  1. 1. Heat rice in microwave according to package directions.

  2. 2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high. Add green onions; sauté 2 minutes. Stir in rind, salt, and pepper; cook 1 minute. Stir in rice; cook 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated.