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rice pilaf

Recipe by
Alisha Williams
Montgomery, AL

My family adores this rice recipe. We usually eat it with chicken but it is also good with pork. My favorite part of this recipe is that (after browning the pasta) I dump everything in the rice cooker and let it do all the work!

yield 6 -8
prep time 5 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Rice Cooker

Ingredients For rice pilaf

  • 1 c
    basmatti rice
  • 3/4 c
    vermicelli pasta, broken into small pieces
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    original mrs. dash with no salt
  • 2 c
    chicken broth
  • 1/4 c

How To Make rice pilaf

  • 1
    Melt the butter in a small saucepan. Add the vermicelli and cook on low heat until the pasta begins to take on a brownish color, about 3-5 minutes.
  • 2
    Add the vermicelli to a rice cooker. Add the rice, pepper, Mrs. Dash, and chicken broth.
  • 3
    Cook in the rice cooker until rice is done. Fluff the rice and serve hot.