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Chicken Broth And Rice Pilaf

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Ingredients
  Uncooked long grain white rice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Finely chopped onion 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Butter stick/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (1/2 Stick)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chicken broth 3 Cup (48 tbs) (Homemade, Canned Or From Bouillon Cubes)
  Golden raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Coarsely chopped pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1. Take a 2-quart glass casserole and add rice, onion and 1/4 cup butter into it. Microwave it for 4 minutes at high by until the rice browns lightly, by stirring it once.
2. Blend the salt, raisins, broth to the rice mixture and stir the mixture well. Cover it with all-glass lid or plastic wrap and microwave the dish for about 10-12 minutes at medium until the rice is soft and the liquid is absorbed. When done take it out from oven.
3. Add pecans and butter to a 1-cup glass measuring cup and microwave it uncovered for about 2-3 minutes at High, by stirring it twice.
4. Spray pecans over rice.

SERVING
5. Serve as required.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 606 Calories from Fat 207

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g37%

Saturated Fat 5.8 g28.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 15.9 mg5.3%

Sodium 707.9 mg29.5%

Total Carbohydrates 92 g30.8%

Dietary Fiber 4.1 g16.6%

Sugars 26.4 g

Protein 9 g17.5%

Vitamin A 11.5% Vitamin C 4.1%

Calcium 5.9% Iron 9.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Chicken Broth And Rice Pilaf Recipe