2 cups cold water
2 tsp. salt
1 cup long grain rice
2 ½ cups chicken broth
¼ cup toasted almonds
Combine water, salt and rice in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave, uncovered, at 50% power for 7 minutes. Rinse well.
Fry with 3 TBSP butter until rice just starts to turn golden brown (10-15 minutes).
Return rice back to microwave safe bowl, add chicken broth and cook 18 minutes, uncovered in microwave. Add almonds, sprinkle with parsley then cook for 2 more minutes.