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Rice Pilau

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Ingredients
  Unsalted butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped to make 1 cup
  Long grain white rice/Brown rice 1 Cup (16 tbs), uncooked
  Ground allspice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground mace 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chicken stock/Low sodium chicken broth 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Chopped dried apricots 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Golden raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Toasted slivered almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

1. In a large saucepan, melt 1 tablespoon of the butter over moderately high heat. Stir in the onion and rice and saute for 5 minutes or until the onion is browned, then add the seasonings and stock. Lower the heat, cover tightly, and simmer for 20 minutes or until the stock is absorbed.
2. Meanwhile, in a small skillet, melt the remaining 1 tablespoon of butter. Add the apricots, raisins, and almonds and saute for 5 minutes or until sizzling. Toss with the rice. Serve with Hillary's Chicken.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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