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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.

Recipe by Southern Living May 2011

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Credit: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia DeGaris Pursell

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hands-on:
10 mins
total:
25 mins
Yield:
Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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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