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Best Rice Pilaf With Chicken

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Ingredients
  Long grain rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 6 Tablespoon
  Onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), finely chopped
  Celery 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), finely chopped
  Chicken broth 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Bay leaf 1 Small
  Thyme 1⁄8 Teaspoon, ground
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Combine rice and butter in a 2-quart glass casserole Microwave, uncovered, at Cook Cycle 1 (power level 10) for 4 to 5 minutes, or until rice has begun to brown, stirring every minute. Add onion and celery. Microwave, uncovered, at Cook Cycle 2 (power level 10) for 2 1/2 to 4 minutes longer, or until vegetables are softened.
2. Stir all remaining ingredients. Cover. Set microwave oven at Cook Cycle 1 (power level 10) for 6 minutes, and then Cook Cycle 2 (power level 4) for 15 to 17 minutes. Stir twice during cooking. Let rice stand, covered, 5 minutes before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Everyday
Cook Time: 
32 Minutes

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