Aunt Helen's Rice Pilaf

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Crabzilla

My Aunt Helen used to make this to accompany her Sunday Rib Roasts or a thick and juicy London Broil. Aunt Helen passed away twenty years ago but her Rice Pilaf recipe remains a favorite of ours. It's very simple to prepare, no frills, but very tasty.

Top Review by Lisa in Chicago

This is what I have been looking for. My grandma uses vermicelli pieces just like this recipe, but I have never used it to make rice pilaf. Thank you for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter over moderate heat.
  2. Add birds nest angel hair pasta and stir constantly until nicely browned.
  3. Be careful, as the pasta can burn VERY quickly.
  4. Add rice to the pot and blend with pasta.
  5. Add the chicken broth, salt, and garlic powder.
  6. Bring to boil.
  7. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook for about 20-25 minutes.
  8. When cooked, stir and let set for about 5-10 minutes.

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