Touch of Asia Rice Dish

Paula Todora

By
@ptodora

Crunchy and Cheesy, this has become a favorite around here


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Serves:

8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

4 c
cooked white rice
1
box fast-cooking long grain and wild rice mix
3 Tbsp
butter
3
celery stalks, chopped
1 medium
yellow onion, chopped
8 oz
cream cheese, softened
8 oz
sliced water chestnuts, drained
1/4 c
milk
2 Tbsp
soy sauce
2 c
shredded mild cheddar cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
2
Spray a 9x13 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
3
ook long grain and wild rice mix according to package directions-takes 5 minutes. Combine this and the cooked white rice in a large bowl; set aside while making sauce.
4
In a large skillet, melt butter. Add onion and celery and cook on medium high heat, stirring, just until onion is translucent, 1-2 minutes. Add cream cheese; reduce heat to medium and stir until melted. Remove from heat.
5
To the rice in bowl, add water chestnuts, cream cheese mixture, 1 t. salt, ½ t. black pepper, milk, soy sauce and 1 c. of the shredded cheese. Stir thoroughly and pour into prepared pan.
6
Sprinkle with remaining 1 c. shredded cheese and bake 20-25 minutes, or until hot and bubbly.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Asian