Perfect for steak or chicken, garlic rice is a great side dish to add flavor to meals with meat as the main dish. This recipe includes fragrant herbs, blending perfectly with the stronger spices.
2 Tablespoons olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped fine
3 garlic cloves, minced fine
1 cup long grain rice
2 cups chicken broth
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1 bay leaf
1/4 cup parsley, chopped
1. Place the oil in a skillet and saute the onions and garlic until golden.
2. Add rice, broth, thyme, and bay leaf. Bring to a boil uncovered.
3. Turn heat to low, cover and simmer about 25 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed. Stir after 15 minutes.
4. Remove bay leaf and stir in the parsley. Serves 4.