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This slightly sweet, risotto-like dish is a soothing side for the spicy Jerk-Style Chicken. Island rice also goes well with other highly seasoned dishes, such as barbecued pork or blackened fish.

Recipe by Cooking Light May 2004


Recipe Summary

6 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Bring 2 1/2 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan; add rice and next 4 ingredients (rice through salt). Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat; stir in cilantro, onions, and juice.


Nutrition Facts

171 calories; calories from fat 9%; fat 1.8g; saturated fat 0.8g; mono fat 0.4g; poly fat 0.1g; protein 2.7g; carbohydrates 35.4g; fiber 0.5g; cholesterol 3mg; iron 1.6mg; sodium 117mg; calcium 26mg.