Rice-a-Roni tends not to be the the healthiest thing in the pantry. It probably could be replaced with an equivalent or similar rice preparation: rice prepared with chicken stock, saffron rice, etc.
Needs research: Allegedly this recipe works with chicken as well,b ut hard to say if that's in additon to or in as a replacement for the rice.
chicken flavored Rice-A-Roni,
2 small jars
marinated artichoke hearts,
Combine rice, onions, artichoke hearts, celery and curry powder. Mix mayonnaise with oil from one jar of artichoke hearts and pour over rice mixture. Chill.