Sweet Tea Rice with Jalapeño, Peaches, and Pecans

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia DeGaris Pursell

Don't let the name fool you. Sweet Tea Rice with Jalapeno, Peaches, and Pecans is a quick and easy side or main dish that is packed full of sweet, spicy, and nutty crunch.

Yield: Makes 6 servings
Total:
Recipe from Southern Living

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Recipe Time

Hands On: 10 Minutes
Total: 25 Minutes


Ingredients

  • 2 cups sweetened tea
  • 1 cup uncooked long-grain rice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 large jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
  • 1 large fresh peach, peeled and diced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Preparation

  1. 1. Bring tea to a boil in a 3-qt. saucepan over medium-high heat; stir in rice and 1/2 tsp. salt. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer 20 minutes or until tea is absorbed and rice is tender.
  2. 2. Meanwhile, melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat; add pecans, and cook, stirring often, 3 to 4 minutes or until toasted and fragrant. Add jalapeño, and sauté 1 minute. Stir in hot cooked rice, diced fresh peach, chives, 1/4 tsp. salt, and pepper.
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