Hot Cinnamon Rice

Hot Cinnamon Rice
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This flavorful cinnamon rice is the perfect complement to a grilled pork chop and plantains.
05 min
Prep Time
35 min
Total Time
10 servings

Ingredients

3 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread
1/4 cup
slivered almonds
1 medium (1/2 cup)
onion, chopped
1 teaspoon
finely chopped fresh garlic
1 cup
uncooked long grain white rice
2 1/2 cups
chicken broth
1/2 cup
raisins

Directions

  1. Melt 1 tablespoon Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread in 3-quart saucepan over medium heat. Add slivered almonds; cook 2-3 minutes or until almonds are browned and caramelized. Remove from pan, set aside.
  2. Melt additional 1 tablespoon Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread in same pan over medium heat; add onion and garlic. Cook until softened. Add rice; continue cooking, stir constantly, 2-3 minutes or until lightly browned. Add chicken broth and raisins; cook, stirring occasionally, until mixture comes to a boil. Cover; reduce heat to a simmer. Cook 15-30 minutes or until rice is puffed and all liquid has been absorbed. Fluff lightly with a fork; stir in remaining 1 tablespoon Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread.
  3. Reserve 1 tablespoon caramelized almonds. Stir remaining almonds into rice mixture; sprinkle with reserved almonds.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
140
Cholesterol
5mg
Carbohydrates
24g
Protein
3g
Fat
3.5g
Sodium
250mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

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