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Basic Homemade Rice-a-Roni Recipe: Chicken Flavor


  • 1/2 cup angel hair pasta broken into pieces “about” the same size as the rice … no stress, right! “About” … keep saying it!
  • 1 cup rice
  • 2 TBSP butter
  • 2 TBSP olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion
  • 1-2 cloves of chopped garlic or 3 to 4 … might have jumped into my rice!
  • 3 cups of chicken stock or broth
  • 3/4 tsp Salt or we like 1-1/2 tsp of Garlic Salt
  • 1 TBSP Parsley
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • 1 tsp Basil
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper to taste


  • Break up Angel Hair Pasta into small pieces “about” the size of the rice grains and set aside.
  • Put butter and olive oil into a pan, along with the onion and garlic. Saute until onion in translucent and garlic is fragrant.
  • Now add in the rice and saute until very brown.
  • Now add in: the pasta, chicken stock, salt, parsley, oregano, basic and pepper.
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce to simmer and cook for 18 minutes covered until all stock is absorbed.
  • Fluff with a fork and serve! (Note: It you don’t have any left after dinner, you know everyone liked it!)