A festive take on a favourite – this Star Anise Orange Rice Pudding was created by Clodagh McKenna in association with The National Dairy Council to show the the flavour and diversity of cooking with Irish dairy produce.
– 10g butter
– 80g pudding rice (short grain)
– 55g caster sugar
– 100g sultanas
– 3 star anise
– 1 tsp grated nutmeg
– 800ml milk
– Zest and juice of 1 orange
– 3 satsumas, peeled and segmented
1. Pre-heat the oven to 160°C/Gas Mark 3.
2. Grease a 2 pint pie dish with 10g of butter.
3. Place the rice, sugar, sultanas and nutmeg into the pie dish and mix well.
4. Pour the milk, orange juice and orange zest over the rice, and mix well. Place the rice pudding dish into the pre-heated oven and allow to bake for an hour and a half – stirring a couple of times. A film will form on the top of the pudding while cooking.
5. Once cooked, scrape back the film. Remove the star anise, wash and dry them, then cut in half and use for decorating your puddings.
6. Fill 6 glasses 1/3 of the way with the rice pudding and top with satsuma segments, repeat the layers until you fill each glass. Alternatively you can do this in a large dessert bowl. Serve at room temperature.
The National Dairy Council is delighted to announce that it is launching a special Christmas campaign with Irish Chef Clodagh Mckenna. Clodagh has created eight delicious festive recipes using the best of Irish produce, a range of indulgent treats to cook for friends and family this Christmas.
This Christmas enjoy the flavour and diversity of cooking with Irish dairy produce, whether it’s a farmhouse cheese soufflé or simply fresh cream on your Christmas pudding, you have it made with dairy!
To view all the recipes visit: www.ndc.ie/clodaghschristmasrecipes/