Braeburn Apple, Orange and Walnut Rice

Serves 2


200g brown rice
2 tbsp coconut oil
1 x star anise
Salt and pepper
Rind from a small orange – 2-3 strips
450mls boiling water
2 x red onions
30g walnut halves, lightly crushed
1 tsp chilli flakes (optional)
100g Braeburn, skin on julienned



  • Soak the rice in water for at least 20 mins. Rinse well and add to a dry pan on medium heat to toast the grains dry for 1-2 mins
  • Add 1 tbsp of coconut oil, star anise, seasoning and orange rinds
  • Add 450mls boiling water and simmer for 20-25mins until the rice is cooked through
  • Meanwhile, sweat the onions in 1 tbsp coconut oil for 10-15 mins. Add the walnuts and chilli and stir for 2-3 mins
  • Toss through the apple for half a minute and transfer to the cooked rice pan. Fold through and serve