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Homemade Seasoned Rice Mix Recipe

Homemade Seasoned Rice Mix Recipe

—Marcia Hostetter, Canton, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min. YIELD:21 servings


  • 3 cups uncooked long grain rice
  • 6 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/4 cup dried parsley flakes
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup rice mix (above)


  • 1. Combine all ingredients in a storage container with a tight-fitting lid. Yield: about 3-1/2 cups.
  • 2. To prepare rice as a side dish: Combine 2 cups water and 1 tablespoon butter in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Stir in one rounded cup of rice mix. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 99 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 242mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (trace sugars, trace fiber), 2g protein

Reviews for Homemade Seasoned Rice Mix

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Reviewed Oct. 4, 2010

"This recipe is okay. I didn't think it had enough seasoning. I might actually add more bouillon granules next time."

Reviewed Apr. 8, 2010

"This recipe is a great idea! I only changed the garlic powder to 1 tsp. The rice is flavorful but not overwhelming. I served this side dish with chicken and it was absolutely delicious! A keeper!"

Reviewed Mar. 7, 2010

"This is a staple in our household! Complements everything, especially chicken or fish and fresh veggies."

Reviewed Jan. 18, 2010

"It was bit salty so I think I'll cut the seasonings down next time, but will for sure make again!"

Reviewed Nov. 19, 2008

"To reduce the sodium in this, and not lose a bit of the flavor, just sub the 6 t of chicken bouillion crystals for 2 envelopes of Herbox Low , or no, sodium chicken flavor packets. You can cook the rice mix in water, with just 1 t of salt added, but really it is not needed, and you'll never miss it. You can also get blow sodium beef crystals."

Reviewed Dec. 14, 2007

"This is very tasty. Nice to have on hand in the pantry."

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