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Tuna Medley Pilaf

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Ingredients
  Canned tuna 14 Ounce, drained (2 Cans, 7 Ounce Each)
  Frozen mixed vegetables 10 Ounce (1 Package)
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Long grain rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Water 1 2⁄3 Cup (26.67 tbs)
  Light soy sauce 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Wash and drain rice.
2. Drain the tuna and flake, removing bones and skin if any.
3. Combine the tuna and the vegetables and set aside.

MAKING
4. In a casserole or Dutch oven, heat the oil.
5. Add onion and sauté until soft and limp, about 5 minutes.
6. Add the drained rice and sauté with the onion until well coated with the oil and lightly browned.
7. Tip in the tuna and vegetable mixture and stir in the soy sauce.
8. Pour in water.
9. Bring to a boil, stirring to prevent the rice from sticking to the pan.
10. Cover the casserole and reduce the heat.
11. Let rice and vegetables simmer for 20 to 25 minutes until cooked and water has been absorbed.
12. Check rice for doneness by pressing grain between thumb and forefinger. It should be tender till the core.
13. If a rice is cooked but mixture is watery, simmer uncovered during last 5 minutes of cooking.
14. Use two large forks to fluff the rice and mix with tuna and vegetables.

SERVING
15. Heap onto a platter and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Rice, Tuna
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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