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Onion Rice Pilaf Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Onion Rice Pilaf

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"A perfect side dish to any entree whether it be beef, chicken, pork or fish."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    40 mins

    45 mins


  1. Heat the butter in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in the onion, and cook until soft and translucent.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine the rice, onions, and broth. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 30 minutes. Remove from heat, let cool for several minutes, then fluff with a fork.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Apr 14, 2006

I recommend that you use LONG grain rice and increase the liquid to 2 cups. The ratio should be 1 part rice to 2 parts liquid for long grained rice. I also added mixed vegetables (SEE MY PHOTO).

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 04, 2006

To tell the truth, I cheated by cooking it in the rice cooker. First I dumped the rice in. Next I poured in the chicken broth and onions. I melted the butter in the microwave and mixed it into the rice cooker as well (I melted it so it would get evenly distributed)... Then set to cook. Turned out fine that way.

May 15, 2006

This is a great base recipe. I used regular rice, added some garlic, finely diced carrot and some fresh mushrooms. I will definately be making this a lot!

Jan 30, 2006

Good rice, I added diced carrots, celery and green beens with the onions. A nice side dish.

Mar 07, 2006

I love this basic recipe. I have used it as is and have also added some extras (Like Minced broccoli) depending on the main course. It is perfect when you need a bed of rice for salmon!

May 28, 2006

Good simple recipe for a rice side dish. I used brown rice, increased the broth to two cups, and used a whole small onion.

Mar 04, 2006

Loved this! I added carrots and an extra 1/2 can chicken broth!! Perfect with Lemon Garlic Talapia which is also on this site. Thanks!

Jan 03, 2006

Nice recipe! Didn't have any chicken broth in the house, so I used a can of french onion soup. I used Basmati rice and browned it in a bit of olive oil to bring out it's natural nuttiness. Kids and hubby loved this side. Thanks!


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  • Calories
  • 208 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 40.3 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Fat
  • 3.2 g
  • 5%
  • Fiber
  • 1.6 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 3.4 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 21 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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