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Oriental Chicken Pilaf

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Onion 1 , finely chopped
  Dried oregano/Dried thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
  Uncooked white rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Hot chicken stock 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Chopped cooked chicken/Chopped cooked turkey 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Frozen peas 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped tomatoes 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Use Either Fresh Or Canned)
  Chopped walnuts/Chopped almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water chestnuts 4 , sliced
Selection of condiments:
  Raisins 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped nuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Shredded coconut 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped green onions 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (For Chutney)
Directions

In heavy skillet or saucepan, melt butter; cook onion, stirring, until softened.
Add oregano, and salt and pepper to taste.
Add rice, stirring until thoroughly coated.
Cook over medium heat for 2 minutes, then gradually pour in stock.
Bring to boil; cover, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
Do not stir.
Stir in chicken, peas, tomatoes, walnuts, if using, and water chestnuts, if using.
Cook over medium heat until heated through.
Taste and adjust seasoning with more salt, pepper and oregano, if desired.
Transfer to platter and serve with several small bowls of condiments.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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