Wild rice with orange & fennel

Wild rice with orange & fennel

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 25 mins


Serves 4

This zingy rice side dish combines bold flavours of orange, fennel and coriander - a great accompaniment to grilled meat or fish

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal253
  • fat4g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs46g
  • sugars10g
  • fibre5g
  • protein6g
  • salt0g


  • 200g basmati & wild rice
  • 1 large fennel bulb, halved then cut into slices
    Fennel bulb

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  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

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  • 2 large oranges



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  • small pack coriander, chopped


  1. Cook the rice following pack instructions. Meanwhile, toss the fennel with olive oil and season. Cook the fennel in a griddle pan on a medium-high heat for 5 mins until softened.

  2. Juice 1⁄2 an orange. Peel the remaining oranges, slice them and cut each slice into quarters. Drain the rice, then stir through the orange juice, orange pieces, fennel and coriander.

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22nd Jun, 2017
Very nice mid week meal with Chicken, I could have done with a bit more orange flavor, next time I might grate some peel in just to add a bit more zing. Also added a splash of soy sauce and lots of salt and pepper.
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