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Microwave Lamb Pilaf

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Ingredients
  Chicken broth/3 teaspoon instant chicken bouillon dissolved in 2 cups boiling water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Uncooked white rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Onion 1 Medium, finely chopped
  Green pepper 1 Small, chopped
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Cubed cooked lamb 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Combine chicken broth, 3 tablespoons butter, lemon juice, salt and bay leaf in medium sauce pan.
Bring to boil on conventional range.
Add rice.
Cover tightly.
Lower heat.
Cook 18 to 20 minutes, or until rice is tender and all liquid absorbed.
Remove bay leaf.
Combine onion, green pepper and 2 tablespoons butter in 1-quart measure.
MICROWAVE 3 to 4 MINUTES on HIGH, or until onion is transparent and green pepper is tender-crisp.
Add lamb and thyme.
Mix well.
MICROWAVE 3 MINUTES on HIGH.
Layer one third of cooked rice and half of the lamb mixture in 1 1/2-quart casserole.
Repeat layers.
Top with remaining one third rice.
Cover.
MICROWAVE 5 MINUTES on '5', or until very hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Rice, Lamb
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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