Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Seasoned Long Grain & Wild Rice Mix- Uncle Ben's Style

The Menu:
Seasoned Long Grain & Wild Rice Mix- Uncle Ben's Style

The Original Recipe:
We like Uncle Ben's rice, but it does have a lot of sodium and perservatives in it. This is a great alternative. I am not saying it tastes just like the original Uncle Ben's, but it is good enough on it's own. Just a warning. I used no sodium chicken bullion. I read reviews that said it was to salty, so if you don't use no sodium bullion, then you might want to omit the salt.


Seasoned Long Grain & Wild Rice Mix- Uncle Ben's Style


20 min
10 min prep

SERVES 3

Dry seasoning mix

•1 tablespoon chicken bouillon powder

•1 teaspoon dried onion flakes

•1/2 teaspoon dried parsley

•1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

•1/4 teaspoon onion powder

•1 teaspoon ground turmeric

•1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

•1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

•1/2 teaspoon black pepper

•1 1/2 teaspoons seasoning salt

To Make Rice

•2 cups water

•2 tablespoons butter or margarine

•1 cup Minute Rice

•1/3 cup wild rice, dry

Combine all of the ingredients as listed in Dry seasoning mix in medium saucepan.

Add to this water, butter, rice and dry wild rice.

Bring to boil.

Stir once or twice just to combine.

Cover pan with lid tightly.

Simmer gently 8 to 10 minutes or until almost all liquid has been absorbed.

Makes 3 cups cooked rice

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