Browned Rice with Peas

Total Time
Prep 40 mins
Cook 15 mins

This recipe is so good you will want to save it for company, but don't! Your family deserves to be pampered! This is a very simple recipe that will remind you of fried rice and full of rich flavor! I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as I do!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In dry skillet, brown rice, stirring often.
  3. Turn into a 1 1/2 qt casserole; add water and stir with fork to separate grains.
  4. Cover and bake for 30 minutes or until rice is tender.
  5. Meanwhile in skillet, over low heat, melt butter, add onion and mushrooms and saute, then remove from heat; add peas, chestnuts and soy sauce.
  6. Add to rice and blend gently.
  7. Bake uncovered for 15 minutes.
  8. Hint: Add 1 TBS oil, butter or margarine to rice before boiling to make grains separate and rice will never stick to pan.
Most Helpful

5 5

What a delicious, tasty dish. I made it exactly as written except for using chicken broth instead of water. Browning the rice gave it a slightly nutty flavor which added another layer of flavor. Everyone loved it, and it will become a part of our permanent collection. The only change I'll make is to reduce the amount of butter used to saute the onions and mushrooms. For my taste, using a whole stick was just too buttery, so I'm going to try using half a stick next time. Thanks for sharing your wonderful recipe, Bev.

5 5

Wonderful! We loved this! I made the recipe exactly as stated and did not change a thing. Next time I might try adding a few carrots for color, but other than that, It was just perfect!! Thanks so much for posting!

5 5

Very easy and tasty. This made a good lunch for 3 of us. Made with chicken broth for the water. Made for Gimme 5.