Microwave Orange Rice Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time21 Min
Ready In26 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Butter1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Finely diced celery1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Finely diced onion1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Orange juice1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Long grain rice1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Orange1 , sliced
 Toasted almonds1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sliced

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 383 Calories from Fat 174

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.7%

Saturated Fat 7.8 g39%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 30.2 mg

Sodium 519.3 mg21.6%

Total Carbohydrates 47 g15.5%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g12.6%

Sugars 12.5 g

Protein 6 g11.2%

Vitamin A 12.5% Vitamin C 107.3%

Calcium 6.3% Iron 5.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a microwave glass dish, melt the butter on ROAST (7) for 1/2 minutes
2. Add celery and onion to the pan and then cook on HIGH (9) for 2 minutes or until vegetables are cooked.
3. Add the orange juice, water, and salt and cook covered on HIGH (9) for 6 minutes till cooked through
4. Add to the pan the rice, and cook covered on MEDIUM (5) for 12 minutes till all of the liquid is almost absorbed.
5. Let the dish sit for 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.

6. Garnish with orange slices and almonds.