Buttered Rice is a quick and easy side dish that goes well with chicken, beef, or pork!
You all know I love quick and easy recipes. And you probably also know that I love inexpensive recipes that use everyday ingredients.
Well, today’s recipe for Easy Buttered Rice is just that. It is quick and easy and only contains three everyday kitchen staple type ingredients.
This rice is a simple side dish that goes with so many different meals. And if you add ground beef to it, it is an easy main dish. Add cooked chicken and it would make this an easy chicken main dish.
This is one of those very versatile, but very simple recipes.
This is almost so easy that you don’t need a recipe, but many of you have asked that I share more side dishes. This is a favorite in our house, so I decided that I would share it even though it is nothing fancy.
If you have never tried a simple rice dish like this, you should. It works so well for those times when you need something really quick and easy.
It also works well with both chicken and beef broth. If you are serving it with chicken or pork use chicken broth. For beef dishes it works well with beef broth.
- 2 cups long grain rice
- 1/4 cup butter
- 4 cups broth, beef or chicken
- In a pan melt butter and add rice. Stir rice until well coated in butter and slightly browned. You are basically toasting the rice slightly.
- Add broth and bring to a boil.
- Reduce heat to a simmer and cover.
- Cook for 20 minutes or until rice is tender.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 266Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 51mgSodium: 309mgCarbohydrates: 21gFiber: 0gSugar: 3gProtein: 13g
Nutritional values are approximate and aren't always accurate.