Chicken and Peas Pilaf

2 large onions, sliced
1-1/2 cups uncooked rice
3 tbs butter or margarine
3 cups chicken broth
1 pkg (10 oz) frozen green peas
2 cups coarsely chopped cooked chicken or turkey
Salt, ground black pepper, and a pinch of saffron

Cook onions and rice in butter until onions are transparent. Stir in broth, peas, and chicken. Season with salt, pepper, and saffron. Bring to a boil. Stir once or twice. Lower heat to simmer. Cover; cook 15 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Fluff lightly with a fork.

Makes 6 servings.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana