Fig, Carrot, and Ginger Rice Pilaf

Make a quick and easy rice side dish by adding chopped dried figs, carrot and fresh ginger to microwave brown rice.


4 servings (serving size: about 1/2 cup)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 4 Minutes
Cook: 5 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 217
Caloriesfromfat 24 %
Fat 6 g
Satfat 0.8 g
Monofat 2.6 g
Polyfat 0.6 g
Protein 3.7 g
Carbohydrate 39.8 g
Fiber 4.3 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 24 mg
Calcium 52 mg


1 (8.8-ounce) pouch microwaveable cooked brown rice (such as Uncle Ben's Ready Rice)
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup matchstick-cut carrots
1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 cup small dried figs, quartered


1. Heat rice according to package directions; keep warm.

2. While rice cooks, heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; add carrots, ginger, and garlic. Sauté 3 minutes or until browned. Add figs; sauté 2 minutes or until hot. Remove from heat; stir in rice. Serve immediately.

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Oxmoor House

April 2009
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