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Bake-Off® Contest 40, 2002
Corona, California

Corn Pilaf

A-maize guests with a jazzed-up rice dish full of sweet, tasty corn.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1
cup uncooked basmati or regular long-grain white rice
2
tablespoons oil
3
cinnamon sticks
1
(11-oz.) can Green Giant® SteamCrisp® Mexicorn® Whole Kernel Corn, Red and Green Peppers, drained
1
(4.5-oz.) can Old El Paso® Chopped Green Chiles
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon minced gingerroot
1 3/4 cups water
1 1/2
teaspoons butter
1
tomato, cut into 6 slices
Fresh parsley sprigs

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  • 1 In medium bowl, combine rice and enough water to cover. Let stand 15 minutes. Drain.
  • 2 Heat oil in medium nonstick saucepan over high heat until hot. Add rice and cinnamon sticks; cook and stir 2 minutes.
  • 3 Add corn, chiles, salt, gingerroot and water; mix well. Partially cover; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 7 to 8 minutes or until water is absorbed. Stir in butter; fluff with fork. Let stand, uncovered, 5 minutes. Remove cinnamon sticks. Spoon into serving bowl. Garnish with sliced tomatoes and parsley sprigs.
  • 1 In medium bowl, combine rice and enough water to cover. Let stand 15 minutes. Drain.
  • 2 Heat oil in medium nonstick saucepan over high heat until hot. Add rice and cinnamon sticks; cook and stir 2 minutes.
  • 3 Add corn, chiles, salt, gingerroot and water; mix well. Partially cover; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 7 to 8 minutes or until water is absorbed. Stir in butter; fluff with fork. Let stand, uncovered, 5 minutes. Remove cinnamon sticks. Spoon into serving bowl. Garnish with sliced tomatoes and parsley sprigs.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
310mg
310%;
Total Carbohydrate
27g
27%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.