Diabetes-Friendly Rice Dish Recipes

Sep 19, 2017

Rice with Chicken, Spanish Style

By |2017-09-19T11:04:24+00:00September 19th, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Poultry, Rice|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • 2 medium red/green peppers, cut into strips
  • 1 cup chopped mushrooms
  • 2 cups uncooked rice
  • 1 3-lb chicken, cut into 8 pieces, skin removed
  • 1 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 3 1/2 cups chicken broth, fat removed
  • 4 cups water Saffron or Sazón, for color
  • 3 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 cup […]
Sep 19, 2017

Rice Pudding

By |2017-09-19T10:53:15+00:00September 19th, 2017|Desserts, Diabetes Recipes, Rice|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup egg substitute
  • 2 cups fat-free milk
  • 1/2 cup SPLENDA® Granular
  • 1/2 cup dark raisins
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked white rice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F
  2. In a large bowl, combine egg substitute, milk, SPLENDA® Granular, raisins, cooked rice, vanilla and salt. Mix well.
  3. Add cinnamon and nutmeg.
  4. Pour into a 10 […]
Sep 19, 2017

Red Beans & Rice

By |2017-09-19T10:18:23+00:00September 19th, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Rice, Vegetables|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1 minced clove garlic
  • 1 tablespoon margarine
  • 2 cups pre-cooked red beans
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. Cook onion, celery and garlic in margarine until tender. Add remaining ingredients. Simmer together for 5 minutes to blend flavors.

Food Exchanges: 1 1/2 Starch, 1/2 Fat.

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Sep 14, 2017

Jamaican Curried Rice

By |2017-09-14T15:40:05+00:00September 14th, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Rice|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 2 tablespoons curry powder
  • 3 cups hot cooked rice
  • 1/4 cup Equal® Spoonful (or 6 packets of Equal sweetener)
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (20 oz.) can pineapple chunks, drained
  • 1 (15 oz.) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup salted cashews

Directions

  1. Heat oil in medium skillet. […]
Aug 23, 2017

Creamy Rice Pudding

By |2017-08-23T10:22:50+00:00August 23rd, 2017|Desserts, Diabetes Recipes, Rice|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cinnamon stick, broken into pieces
  • 1 cup converted rice (Not instant rice)
  • 4 cups fat-free milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup Equal® Spoonful (or 24 packets of Equal sweetener)
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • Ground cinnamon and nutmeg (optional)

Directions

  1. Heat water and cinnamon stick to boiling in large saucepan; stir in rice.
  2. Reduce […]
Jul 3, 2012

Fruity Lamb Curry

By |2017-01-11T09:58:57+00:00July 3rd, 2012|Diabetes Recipes, Rice, Sauces & Syrups|0 Comments

Curry and lamb go well together, and so do curry and fruit, so why not put them all together for this sure people-pleaser? If your market doesn’t regularly sell lamb for stew, just ask the folks in the meat department to set aside some for you the next time they are butchering the more expensive cuts.

Ingredients:

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Jul 1, 2012

Jersey Jambalaya

By |2017-01-11T09:54:57+00:00July 1st, 2012|Diabetes Recipes, Rice, Sauces & Syrups|0 Comments

Jersey Jambalay is a delicious recipe that goes well on rice. I don’t know if this recipe is actually from New Jersey, but it’s a simplified East Coast version of the New Orleans classic. For the sake of convenience, the frozen green beans with mushrooms are an acceptable substitute for fresh vegetables.

Ingredients:

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May 22, 2012

Barley and Apple Pilaf

By |2017-01-11T10:23:43+00:00May 22nd, 2012|Rice|0 Comments

Barley and Apple Pilaf is a great variation on the typical rice pilaf, and the fruit helps to make it a main course kids will enjoy. For protein, you can add some pine nuts or peanuts, or for meat-eaters, add some diced cooked chicken.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup […]
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