Orange Persian Rice

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by KerfuffleUponWincle

Adapted from the Southern Heritage Company's Coming Cookbook, one of Mary Lily Flagler's dinner party recipes, served at Whitehall in Palm Beach, Florida.

Top Review by Lori Mama

This is a splendid side dish. I wouldn't change a thing. Made for Photo Tag Game. :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter in a small dutch oven, or medium sized sauce pan, over medium heat.
  2. Add rice, stirring constantly until rice is lightly browned.
  3. Add salt, raisins, red pepper flakes, grated ginger-root, chicken broth, and orange juice.
  4. Bring to boil; reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes.
  6. Add fresh parsley (optional), grated orange zest, and toasted almonds.

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