Homemade Chicken Rice a Roni Recipe

01/14/2012 12:00 pm · 7 comments

by Sarah A Thrifty Mom

Thanks to Hot Eats and Cool Reads for passing along this recipe for Homemade Chicken Rice a Roni, you can make this cheaper  than the box and better tasting as well!

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Homemade Chicken Rice a Roni

Rice a Roni is a favorite at our house. Since I’ve started buying less boxed and processed foods, we don’t eat it very often anymore. I’ve seen various recipes for this online, so I had to try and make my own. It turned out delicious and so very easy to make!  I served it with Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots and some Organic Chicken Portobello Brats for a tasty meal!

What you need:
1 1/2 tbsp. butter
1 c. instant white rice
1/2 c. fine egg noodles (usually found in the spanish foods aisle)
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 c. onion, finely diced
2 1/2 c. chicken broth (I used water and bouillon cubes)
1 tsp dried parsley
salt and pepper

Directions:
Melt butter in a large saute pan. Add rice, noodles, garlic and onion. Saute over medium high heat until rice starts browning, about 5 minutes. Add chicken broth, parsley, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium low and cook covered until rice is cooked through about 10 minutes. Enjoy!!

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