Sausage Spiked Rice

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 Aidells Mango Sausage, chopped
  • 3/4 cup uncooked medium grain rice
  • 1/4 cup chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup chopped pitted prunes
  • 1 cup apple, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1/4 cup toasted almonds
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 egg beaten lightly
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Cooking Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°.
  2. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat, stir in onion and sausage and cook for 5 minutes until slightly brown. Add the rice and stir until well coated. Pour in the chicken stock, bring to a boil, and reduce to a simmer.
  3. Cover and cook until the rice is tender and the liquid has been absorbed, about 20 minutes.
  4. Put the rice in a large bowl, stir in the remaining ingredients and mix well. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Place the rice mixture in a well-oiled casserole dish, cover and bake at 350° for 30 minutes.