Spiced Rice

Spiced Rice
Servings: 4 Prep 10 mins Cook 15 mins


  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 stick cinnamon (3 inches)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 whole clove
  • 5 black peppercorns
  • 1 cup long-grain white rice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons butter

Make It

1. Bring the 2 cups of chicken broth to boiling in a small saucepan. Tie cinnamon, bay leaf, clove and peppercorns in cheesecloth bag. Add bag, rice and salt to broth. Bring to boiling; stir, cover and lower heat to bare simmer; cook until rice is just barely tender and almost all liquid is absorbed, 12 to 15 minutes.

2. Remove the saucepan from heat and set aside, covered, in a warm place for 15 minutes. Uncover saucepan; remove cheesecloth bag and discard. Stir in butter. Rice can be served with Curried Cauliflower or Marinated-Beef Skewers. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 212, Fat, total (g): 5, chol. (mg): 8, sat. fat (g): 2, carb. (g): 37, pro. (g): 5, sodium (mg): 575, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.