Chicken Rice Pilaf

26 Feb

My mom used to make this recipe all the time growing up.  It has turned into one of my favorite recipes.  I don’t know why, but I’ve never made it myself.  So, last week I called my mom for the recipe and tried to make it.  She thought she remembered the recipe so she told it to me over the phone.  I knew I wouldn’t follow the recipe exactly, so I didn’t write everything down, turned out to be a big mistake.  So, when you make this: Make sure you cover the dish when you cook it or you will have very very crunchy rice. 🙂

Rice Pilaf

I love this rice, it is one of my all time favorite dishes to eat.  John really liked it too.

2 cups uncooked long grain rice
1 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup butter or margarine
4 cups chicken broth
1 teaspoon Worchestershire sauce
1 teaspoon soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano or basil
1 1/2 cup cooked, chopped chicken

In a skillet, saute rice, celery and onion in butter until the rice is lightly browned and the vegetables are tender.
Spoon into a greased 2 qt. casserole. Combine all remaining ingredients, pour over rice mixture.
COVER and bake at 325 degrees for 50 minutes or until rice is done.


4 Responses to “Chicken Rice Pilaf”

  1. BBKiddo February 26, 2008 at 10:35 AM #

    This sounds great and very user friendly. I think I will make this tomorrow or Thursday for dinner 🙂

  2. NinaBeth February 26, 2008 at 10:45 AM #

    As long as you cover it in the oven, it’s very user friendly. Let me know how it turns out!

  3. Rhonda in OK February 28, 2008 at 9:02 AM #

    I am pretty sure this original recipe calls for carrots, did you leave them out because of your carrot-hating hubby?


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