Apricot Almond Rice Apricot Almond Rice

Author: Canadian Living

"I came up with this recipe when I needed a rice dish to go with an Easter ham," says Elizabeth.

  • Portion size 6 servings
  • Credits : © CanadianLiving.com


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup long grain rice
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup dried diced apricot
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • salt
  • 1/2 cup toasted sliced almond


In large skillet, melt butter; cook rice, onion and celery over medium heat, stirring, for about 6 minutes or until rice is golden and onion is softened. Stir in stock, apricots and ginger; bring to boil. Cover and reduce heat to medium-low; simmer for 15 to 20 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Season with salt to taste. Sprinkle almonds over top.


Nutritional facts Per serving, about:

  • Protein 6 g
  • Calories 245.0
  • Total carbohydrate 34 g
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Apricot Almond Rice