From Mexican Fiesta p. 314
Makes 6 servings
1 TBS margarine
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup uncooked rice (I use long grain white)
2 cups chicken broth
Melt margarine in 2- to 3-quart saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook until onion is tender. Add rice and broth. Bring to a boil; stir. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 15 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Fluff with fork.
Microwave instructions: Combine margarine, onion, and garlic in deep 2- to 3-quart microproof baking dish. Cover and cook on HIGH 2 minutes. Stir in rice and broth; cover and cook on HIGH 5 minutes. Reduce setting to MEDIUM (50% power) and cook 15 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with fork.
*This is one of our favorite rice dishes. It has such a nice flavor.