|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|
|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)|
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.