Fairy Godmother Rice

Fairy Godmother Rice

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"My grandfather's second wife (hence the recipe name) served this to us when we first met her. We've loved her ever since! A tasty side dish that's perfect with any dinner."


1 h servings 402 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 402 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 17.6 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 54.5g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 6.7 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 58 mg
  • 19%
  • Sodium:
  • 1249 mg
  • 50%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 2 quart casserole dish.
  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Brown noodles in the butter.
  3. In a large bowl combine browned noodles, rice, soup mix, broth, water chestnuts and soy sauce. Mix well and transfer to prepared casserole dish.
  4. Bake for 45 minutes, or until liquid has been absorbed and casserole is browned and crispy on top.
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  1. 55 Ratings


I have to admit I wasn't sure about this recipe, but I needed a side dish and I had printed this one a while back. I thought the 2 envelopes of onion soup mix might be too much, but boy was I w...

Loved this dish! I left out the water chestnuts because none of us care for them, and I used vermicelli, broken into small pieces instead of the thin egg noodles. This recipe is going to be part...

I have made this twice now for dinner guests, and they always rave about it. My family loves it as well. They call it my 'homemade Rice-A-Roni', and will not eat the boxed version anymore! Th...

This rice has a mild but delicious flavor It is a great side dish when you're serving other dominant flavors. The recipe as followed makes a very large amount enough for a big crowd. Enjoy!!

Really tasty side dish if you don't mind the high-sodium content. :) I halved the butter, used jasmine rice instead of instant, & added 1 lb fresh mushrooms (sauteed). We loved the results! The ...

This is a great side! I just happened to have everything on hand for this and was looking for an easy side to make. The only thing I changed was using rice vinegar instead of the soy sauce (I ...

I wanted to love this recipe. Afterall, fairygodmother rice is a great name. Unfortunately, it's onion-flavored rice with crispy noodles. I halved the butter & soup mix; & used instant brown ...

A delish dish!!!

I was surprised at what a hit this was at our house. I hardly ever use instant rice, preferring the real stuff in both taste and texture, but there is so much additional flavor going on here th...