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Chicken-Flavored Rice Mix for a Crowd

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.


4-6 servings

From Courtland, Minnesota, Florence Arbes gets a head start on a flavorful rice side dish with this mixture. With just five ingredients, it's simple to prepare and can be stored in an airtight container for up to 6 months.


  • 3 tablespoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 3 tablespoons dried parsley flakes
  • 1 tablespoon dried celery flakes
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups water


  1. In a bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Store in an airtight container for up to 6 months. Yield: 3 batches (about 3/4 cup total).
  2. To prepare rice: In a saucepan, saute rice in butter until lightly browned. Add water and about 1/4 cup of seasoning mix. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until the rice is tender.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 153 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 461mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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