Orange Blossom Rice Mix

This recipe will fill a 1-cup container.


  • 1 cup jasmine or long-grain rice
  • 1 (7-inch) piece orange peel, white pith removed
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 sprig thyme


  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Package in an airtight container.
  3. To make the orange show against the glass, hold the rind against the jar with one hand, while pouring the rice in with the other.
  4. Attach the following recipe if giving as a gift.

Orange Blossom Rice

2 1/2 cups water
2 tablespoons butter
1 cup Orange Blossom Rice Mix

In a medium saucepan, bring the water and butter to a boil. Add the rice mix and reduce the heat to a simmer. Cover and cook for 20 minutes.

Makes 4 servings.

Per Serving: Cal 221 (22% fat) Fat 6 g (4 g sat) Fiber 1 g Chol 16 mg Sodium 529 mg Carb 44 g Calcium 40 mg