Apricot & orange rice pudding
- Preparation and cooking time
- Serves 4
- 200g pudding rice
- 600ml skimmed milk
- big pinch ground nutmeg
- 1 tbsp clear honey , plus extra to serve
- 140g ready-to-eat dried apricot , roughly chopped
- zest and juice 1 orange
- 4 tbsp reduced-fat fromage frais
- handful toasted sliced almonds
- STEP 1
Put the rice, milk and nutmeg into a large microwaveable bowl. Cover with cling film, pierce it, then cook on High for 5 mins. Stir and leave to stand for 1 min, then return to the microwave for a further 5-6 mins or until the rice is cooked and all the milk absorbed. Remove from the microwave and stand for a further 2 mins.
- STEP 2
Put the honey, apricots and orange juice into another microwaveable bowl and cook on High for 1 min until the apricots have plumped up. Stir the syrupy apricots, fromage frais and a pinch of orange zest into the rice. Serve straight away in bowls, topped with a sprinkling of almonds, a little more orange zest and a drizzle of honey to taste.