Rice Pilaf

Rice Pilaf

This has been one of our family favorites. You can use the leftovers for Spanish rice or Fried rice.


  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ onion, chopped
  • 3 Cups chicken stock
  • 1 ½ Teaspoons salt
  • 1 Pinch saffron (optional)
  • ¼ Teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 Cups white rice


Preheat oven to 350*. Melt butter and olive oil in a skillet. Add onions and cook on med heat until browned. Remove from heat.

Pour uncooked rice and the onions in a 9×13 baking dish. Stir


In a saucepan, combine the stock, salt, saffron and cayenne. Bring to a boil

Pour mixture over rice. Stir to mix. Cover with foil and bake for 40 minutes.

Remove from oven and leave covered for 10 minutes. Uncover and fluff with fork.

We love it served with salmon,


Prep Time

Cooking Time

40 minutes