Savory Brown Rice and Raisins

Sun-Maid's two most popular raisins-dark and golden-really shine in this versatile rice dish. Serve with roasted chicken or add any diced, cooked poultry for a one-dish meal.


  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup Sun-Maid Natural Raisins
  • 1/4 cup Sun-Maid Golden Raisins
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onion
  • salt
  • Directions:

    COOK rice according to package directions (omitting oil and salt). 
    HEAT olive oil in medium saucepan or skillet over medium-high heat. 
    ADD onion and celery and cook stirring occasionally until onion is golden brown, about 5 minutes. 
    STIR in raisins and green onion. 
    REDUCE heat to low. 
    COVER and cook 5 minutes or until raisins are plump. 
    STIR in cooked rice. 
    SEASON with salt to taste.

    Makes 5 servings.

    Nutrients per Serving (3/4 cup): Calories 280; Protein 5g; Fat 5g (Sat. Fat 0.5g); Carbohydrate 54g; Dietary Fiber 3g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 25mg

    Daily Values:    Dietary Fiber 14%   Potassium 10%