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    Copycat "uncle Ben's" Long Grain & Wild Rice

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    25 mins

    10 mins

    15 mins

    BonnieZ's Note:

    Very similar to the original without all the chemicals, additives and sodium.

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    Serves: 4


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    1. 1
      Combine all of the spices in a medium saucepan and mix thoroughly.
    2. 2
      Add the both types of rice, the chicken stock and butter (if using).
    3. 3
      Bring mixture to a boil and stir to combine.
    4. 4
      Cover saucepan with a lid, turn down heat to a simmer and simmer gently for 10-15 minutes until all the liquid is absorbed.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 15, 2011


      This recipe has nothing to do with "Uncle Ben's." It couldn't be further from what it's trying to copy; Uncle Ben's has no chicken, no turmeric, no cumin, and no ginger. The finished product is actually orange-colored from the turmeric. It's not bad, it's just not at all a copycat of Uncle Ben's as it claims.

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    • on March 31, 2013


      Not even close to the Uncle Ben's in flavor. I loved the finished product, though as many other reviewers point out, the wild rice needs to be cooked a bit before hand. I used the full teaspoon of turmeric, and it did impart something of an Indian flavor, but not objectionable. Used finely chopped fresh sweet onion instead of the dried onion flakes, and forgot the parsley, too. The overall product was quite yummy.

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    • on February 24, 2011


      Yummy! I used brown jasmine rice & omitted the wild rice (forgot it actually). I didn't actually measure the spices, just used the basic proportions. I didn't have any turmeric, so that was also omitted. The whole family loved it - this will definitely be added to the menu list. I made this to accompany baked salmon & it was a very nice balance of flavors. Thanks!

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    Nutritional Facts for Copycat "uncle Ben's" Long Grain & Wild Rice

    Serving Size: 1 (198 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 302.6
    Calories from Fat 24
    Total Fat 2.7 g
    Saturated Fat 0.6 g
    Cholesterol 3.6 mg
    Sodium 523.0 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 58.8 g
    Dietary Fiber 5.0 g
    Sugars 3.3 g
    Protein 11.8 g

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