Turmeric Orange Ginger Infused Rice

Recipe by Citruholic
READY IN: 35mins
YIELD: 3 cups




  • Take ½ cup diced dried mango in a small cup and add 1 tablespoon thawed frozen orange juice concentrate.
  • Add enough very warm, but not hot, water to cover. Let sit to plump and infuse mango with orange juice.
  • Meanwhile, melt butter over low-medium heat in 2 quart saucepan, but do not brown.
  • Add garlic and ginger to butter and let combine until entire mixture is no longer raw and cooked to infuse the butter. Do not brown.
  • Drain mango, take juice and pour into measuring cup and add water to equal 1 ¾ cup.
  • Add liquid to saucepan and bring to a boil. Add rice, salt, cinnamon and pepper and turmeric.
  • Cover and simmer about 15 minutes til rice is tender and all liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat, covered.
  • Then add macerated mango, fluffing with a fork. Recover. Before serving, sprinkle with freshly minced mint and pine nuts. Refluff. Taste for seasoning (salt and pepper), and adjust to taste.
  • Drizzle with Extra Virgin Olive Oil and serve. Enjoy.