I adapted this from several different recipes on this web site. It invariably gets rave reviews and is great as a side dish with chicken, salmon and other meats. Also goes great with salad with vinaigrette dressing. This is so easy to make and your friends will be very impressed (mine were)! This recipe will make enough for 2-3 people unless you're very light eaters. It doubles/triples/quadruples well. I recently prepared it for 10 friends and had to up the cups of water considerably but with rice it's not a big deal to just add more water and let it simmer for longer.