A recipe for Armenian Rice Pilaf. Follow the simple recipe instructions for Armenian Rice Pilaf shared by other home cooking experts.
Ingredients1/4 lb. Butter or margarine
1/2 c. Vermicelli
2 c. Uncooked long-grain rice
4 c. Boiling hot chicken broth
1 Tsp. MSG (optional)
DirectionsMelt butter in heavy pan or Dutch oven. Break vermicelli in small pieces, add to pan and cook until golden brown, stirring constantly. Add rice and stir until rice is well coated with butter. Add boiling broth and MSG and season to taste with salt. Cook, covered, over low heat until liquid is absorbed, about 25 minutes. Stir lightly with fork. Let stand in warm place 15 to 20 minutes before serving.