Orange Rice

“This rice with a light citrus flavor would go very well with fish, particularly, a nice salmon fillet. Next time I make this, I think some toasted, slivered almonds would be a good addition.” – April Ferre

Orange Rice

Course: Side Dishes – Rice & Beans


  • 1/4 Cup Butter
  • 2/3 Cup Celery With Leaves Diced
  • 2 Tablespoons Minced Onion
  • 1 1/2 Cup Water
  • 2 Tablespoons Orange Rind Grated
  • 1 Cup Orange Juice
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/8 Teaspoon Dried Thyme
  • 1 1/2 Cup Rice


  • Cook celery and onion in butter until tender, but not brown. Add water, orange rind, orange juice, salt and thyme. Bring to boil. Mix in rice.
  • Cook covered, over low heat, for 25 minutes.

Recipe – Calla Ferre