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Golden Spiced Rice

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 30 min.


4 servings

Our Test Kitchen created this flavorful rice medley that’s sure to jazz up any entree. Golden raisins add sweetness to the blend of aromatic herbs.


  • 3 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 3/4 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/8 teaspoon each ground coriander, cinnamon and cumin
  • Dash ground nutmeg
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 2 tablespoons chopped almonds


  1. In a large saucepan, saute onion in oil until tender. Stir in rice and spices. Add broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30-35 minutes or until tender. Stir in raisins and almonds.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 264 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 528mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.

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