Nothing says stuffing quite like the warm flavors of toasted pecans, orange peel and cranberries. This recipe for Cranberry Pecan Brown Rice Stuffing mixes all of your favorite holiday flavors into one easy dish you’ll want to make all year round.
Prepare rice according to package directions. Meanwhile, mix chicken broth, cranberries and orange zest in a medium, microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high for 2 minutes. Set aside.
Melt butter in a large saucepan set over high heat. Stir in celery, shallot and poultry seasoning and sauté for 3-5 minutes, or until vegetables start to soften.
Stir in rice, cranberry mixture, pecans, parsley, salt and pepper. Cook over medium heat for 3-5 more minutes, or until all liquid is absorbed.