Curried Rice Pilaf Mix

Curried Rice Pilaf Mix

4 cups uncooked long grain white rice
1-1/3 cups seedless raisins
1-1/3 cups chopped dried apples
1-1/3 tablespoons instant minced onion
1/4 cup chicken bouillon granules
1 tablespoon plus
1 teaspoon curry powder

Combine all ingredients in large bowl; mix well. Place 2 cups rice mix in each of 4 air-tight containers or zip-top plastic bags. Makes 4 rice mixes.

Preparation instructions: Combine 1 rice mix, 1-3/4 cups water, and 1 tablespoon butter or margarine (optional) in 2- to 3-quart saucepan. Bring to a boil; stir once or twice. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 15 minutes, or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Fluff with fork. Makes 6 servings.

Each serving provides 142 calories, 2 grams protein, 1 gram fat, 32 grams carbohydrate, 1 gram dietary fiber, 0 milligrams cholesterol and 337 milligrams sodium.

Courtesy of USA Rice Federation.

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