Basic Cooked Rice

Title: Basic Cooked Rice
Categories: Cajun, Main dish
Yield: 6 Servings

2 c Uncooked rice (see note)
2 1/2 c Basic stock (Prudhomme)
1 1/2 tb Onions, chopped very fine
1 1/2 tb Celery, chopped very fine
1 1/2 tb Bell peppers,chopped vy fine
1 1/2 tb Unsalted butter (preferred)
1/2 ts Salt
1/8 ts Garlic powder
Pinch white pepper
Pinch black pepper
Pinch cayenne pepper

In a 5x9x2-1/2-inch loaf pan, combine all ingredients; mix well. Seal pan
snuggly with aluminum foil. Bake at 350F until rice is tender, about 1
hour, 10 minutes. Serve immediately. However, you can count on the rice
staying hot for 45 minutes and warm for 2 hours. To reheat leftover rice,
either use a double boiler or warm the rice in a skillet with unsalted

From Paul Prudhomme’s Louisiana Kitchen