|1 medium||Onion, chopped (about 1/2 Cup)|
|⅓ cup||Chopped celery|
|2 tablespoons||Margarine or butter|
|2 cups||Coarsely cut-up cooked chicken|
|1½ cup||Uncooked instant rice|
|1||L/2 Cups hot water|
|1 pack||(8 ounces) mixed dried fruits, cut into fourths|
|2 teaspoons||Chicken bouillon granules|
|¾ teaspoon||Chopped fresh or 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves|
|¼ teaspoon||Ground cinnamon|
|¼ cup||Chopped pecans|
Mix onion, celery and margarine in 2-quart microwavable casserole.
Microwave uncovered on high 2 to 3 minutes or until onion is tender.
Stir in remaining ingredients except pecans. Cover tightly and microwave 10 to 12 minutes, stirring after 5 minutes, until water is absorbed. Stir in pecans.
From the files of Al Rice, North Pole Alaska. Feb 1994
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