Rice Pilaf Recipe
This fluffy, buttery Rice Pilaf, infused with incredible flavor from sauteing in butter and cooking in seasoned chicken broth, with vermicelli (or orzo), creates a classic side dish for a holiday meal or weeknight dinner.
Calories 334 kcal
In a saucepan over medium heat add 4 tablespoons butter, chicken broth, salt, pepper, and paprika, cayenne, and when it starts to boil, reduce heat to low. In a large, deep skillet, over medium heat, add 4 tablespoons butter. Saute the chopped onion in butter until it is soft and translucent. Add vermicelli and cook for about 4 or 5 minutes u ntil it is brow ned. (Be careful not to bur n.) Add rice and cook for about 5 minutes or until it looks bright white. Add minced garlic and cook for about 1 minute. Pour broth into the skillet with rice, cover and cook until rice is cooked about 15 to 20 minutes.
Calories: 334 kcal | Carbohydrates: 51 g | Protein: 5 g | Fat: 12 g | Saturated Fat: 7 g | Cholesterol: 31 mg | Sodium: 560 mg | Potassium: 165 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 1 g | Vitamin A: 472 IU | Vitamin C: 9 mg | Calcium: 31 mg | Iron: 1 mg