Basic Rice Pilaf

1/2 cup diced onion
2 Tbsp butter
1 cup long-grain white rice
2 cups chicken broth (hot)
1 bay leaf
Salt and pepper, to taste

Sweat the onion in the butter. Add the rice and stir to coat it with the butter. Cook the rice until it is golden and has a nutty aroma. Add the hot stock and seasonings. Bring to a boil. Cover the pot and transfer it to a moderate oven. Simmer for 18 to 20 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed and the rice is tender.

Allergy Warning: Contains Milk

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