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Asian Rice Pilaf

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

6 servings

We love this Asian rice recipe that's loaded with veggies and a hint of gingery freshness. It's so versatile, and even the picky eaters in our family love it! —Teri Lindquist, Gurnee, IL
Asian Rice Pilaf Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup sliced carrot
  • 1/2 cup sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 2 cups hot water
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
  • 2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2-1/2 cups frozen peas (about 10 ounces), thawed

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, heat butter over medium-high heat; saute carrot, celery and onion until tender, 3-5 minutes. Stir in rice until coated.
  2. Stir in water, soy sauce, sugar and seasonings; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender, about 15 minutes.
  3. Gently stir in peas. Cover and heat through.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 233 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 699mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 6g protein.

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