Apple, Orange and Walnut Rice

About this recipe

Walnuts are a source of Omega 3 which is known to have anti-inflammatory properties and may be beneficial for heart health as well as preventing the incidence of dementia. It’s a quality fat source that we should enjoy. Try gently toasting them to bring out the oils and flavour


Ingredients

200g Brown Rice (can also use Red Rice or wild varieties, see packet for instructions)

450mls boiling water

1x Star Anise (can also use 2-3 cloves)

2 tbsp Coconut Oil

Rind from a small orange – 2-3 strips

100g Braeburn, skin on julienned

2 Red Onions (150g)

30g Walnut halves, lightly crushed

1tsp Chilli Flakes (optional)

Salt and Pepper

Instructions
  1. Soak the Rice in Water for at least 20 mins
  2. Rinse well and add to a dry pan on medium heat to toast the grains dry for 1-2 mins
  3. Add 1 tbsp of coconut oil, star anise, seasoning and orange rinds
  4. Add 450mls boiling water and simmer for 20-25mins until the rice is cooked through
  5. Meanwhile, sweat the onions in 1 tbsp coconut oil for 10-15 mins
  6. Add the walnuts and chilli and stir for 2-3 mins
  7. Toss through the apple for half a minute and transfer to the cooked rice pan
  8. Fold through and serve

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