Health Information

Sunshine Rice

The more you know about your health, the better prepared you are to make informed healthcare decisions. Our health library gives you the information you need to take charge of your health.

This citrusy rice contains almonds, celery, and onions, but no added salt for a flavorful low-sodium side dish.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1/3 cup
Calories 182
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat less than 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 21 mg

Servings and Times

Servings 4

Ingredients and Preparation

Ingredients Measures
Vegetable oil 1½ tablespoons 
Finely chopped celery with leaves 1¼ cup
Finely chopped onion 1½ cups
Water 1 cup
Orange juice ½ cup
Lemon juice 2 tablespoons
Dash of hot sauce
Long-grain white rice, uncooked 1 cup
Slivered almonds ¼ cup

Directions

  1. Heat oil in medium saucepan. Add celery and onions and sauté until tender, about 10 minutes.
  2. Add water, juices, and hot sauce. Bring to a boil. Stir in rice and bring back to a boil. Let stand covered until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.
  3. Stir in almonds. Serve immediately as a side dish for a fish entrée.