Sweet Spiced Rice

Total Time
Prep 3 mins
Cook 17 mins

A delicately flavoured sweet rice which is a perfect finale to any meal. It is SO easy to make and also very quick as it uses a microwave. As an added bonus it is also low fat!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash rice three to four times in cold water, until the water you drain from it runs almost clear. Drain well and put in a large microwave safe bowl.
  2. Cover with the boiling water.
  3. Add all the other ingredients, except the garnish, and stir well.
  4. Microwave uncovered on full power for 17 minutes. Don't disturb during cooking time.
  5. If rice seems undercooked add a little more water and cook for a further 1 or 2 minutes.
  6. Cover tightly and leave to stand for 5 minutes.
  7. Stir and fluff lightly with a fork.
  8. Garnish and serve!


Most Helpful

This was an easy recipe and suprised me by cooking entirely in the microwave. I will definitely be using this recipe again this summer when I don't want to heat up the kitchen. The rice was well seasoned and very pretty. Thank you for sharing your recipe! Reviewed for Pick A Chef Spring 2007.

Susie D May 14, 2007

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