Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 25 mins

tyler florence knows how to use up leftover rice!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. combine rice and first 5 ingredients in a pot,cook on medium for 25 minutes until most liquid is absorbed add lemon zest and 1/2 tsp cinnamon.
  2. spoon into serving dish and sprinkle with remaining cinnamon.


Most Helpful

This is the best recipe for using leftover rice. I've used it many, many times. Since I never know how much rice I'll have leftover I use the following proportions: for each 1 cup of cooked rice, I use 1 cup milk, 1/4 cup sugar, 2 teaspoons butter. Probably 2 tablespoons of raisins; I often leave them out. The rest is sort of random. I once used 3/4 cup of grated Ghirardeli chocolate with 4 cups of rice and it was a disaster. 1/2 cup would have been more than enough. As you can tell this is a fun recipe to play with.

maryannatwork September 14, 2010

Great way to use up leftover rice. Used regular white rice, next time I'll leave out the lemon, but it was yummy. Definately making it again and again!

Shabby Sign Shoppe April 13, 2003

Very good! I did not add the lemon zest (didn't have it) and I used soy milk and oil to make it vegan. I will definitely make this again.

amydietrichmark January 07, 2011

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