Homemade Yellow Rice

This is an excellent yellow rice recipe that doesn't have MSG! Use it alone for a great side dish or add it to the Chicken and Yellow Rice with Black Beans Recipe. Start it while you brown the chicken and add to the chicken pan with a cover for the last 20 minutes.

Yield: 4 servings ( Serving Size: servings )
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  • 4 Tablespoons butter (can substitute olive oil)
  • 1 medium sized onion (larger will make rice more flavorful)
  • 1 1/2 cups rice
  • 1 can (2 cups) chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • Salt and Pepper to taste


  1. 1. Put 2 T butter in sauce pan, melt. Finely chop onion in food processor or chopper. Add to butter. Stir and cook for about 2 minutes.
  2. 2. Add rice, cook until rice glistens. Add broth, water and turmeric, stir until turmeric is dissolved. Cover and let cook!
  3. 3. When rice is finished, stir in last two tablespoons of butter and add salt and/or pepper to taste.
April 2013

This recipe is a personal recipe added by Margiek and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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