Citrus-Scented Rice With Fresh Basil Recipe

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Citrus-Scented Rice With Fresh Basil
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  1. Stir together chicken broth, butter, orange zest, fresh orange juice, and lemon zest in a large saucepan; bring to a boil over high heat. Stir in basmati rice; cover, reduce heat to low, and cook 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. Stir in basil. Garnish, if desired.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 662.83 Kcal (2775 kJ)
Calories from fat 229.05 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25.45g 39%
Cholesterol 61.06mg 20%
Sodium 1724.13mg 72%
Potassium 563.8mg 12%
Total Carbs 99.48g 33%
Sugars 2.48g 10%
Dietary Fiber 3.19g 13%
Protein 8.05g 16%
Vitamin C 58mg 97%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 9%
Iron 94.9mg 527%
Calcium 62.2mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 84.45 Kcal (354 kJ)
Calories from fat 29.18 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.24g 39%
Cholesterol 7.78mg 20%
Sodium 219.67mg 72%
Potassium 71.83mg 12%
Total Carbs 12.67g 33%
Sugars 0.32g 10%
Dietary Fiber 0.41g 13%
Protein 1.03g 16%
Vitamin C 7.4mg 97%
Iron 12.1mg 527%
Calcium 7.9mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 14.7
  • 18

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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