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rice a roni (rice cooker)

★★★★★ 5
a recipe by
Lee Thayer
Nakhon Si Thammarat

This is an excellent rice side dish made in your rice cooker. 1. Use beef broth in place of chicken broth. 2. Use mushroom broth in place of chicken stock, and add sautéed mushrooms. 3. Add cooked chopped chicken. 4. In place of orzo, use broken spaghetti in ½ to 1 inch lengths.

★★★★★ 5
method Rice Cooker

Ingredients For rice a roni (rice cooker)

  • 1 c
    dry jasmine rice
  • 1/3 c
    dry orzo pasta
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 c
    chicken broth
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground turmeric
  • 1 tsp
    dried parsley
  • 1/4 tsp

How To Make rice a roni (rice cooker)

  • 1
    Add the butter to the rice cooker pot and place on Cook. Melt the butter then add the orzo. Cook the orzo for a few minutes, stirring often, until starting to brown, it will smell like pop corn. (If you do not have orzo, just break up spaghetti into 1/2 inch pieces, works just as well.)
  • 2
    Add the rinsed rice, broth, and seasonings. Stir together. Cover and let the rice cooker complete the cook cycle.
  • Homemade rice a roni made in a rice cooker.
    When the cooker switches to Warm, remove lid, fluff rice, serve as a side dish and enjoy.

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