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MOROCCAN RICE PILAF

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This spicy, flavorful pilaf is a wonderful accompaniment with grilled steaks, shrimp or chicken. The mint and lemon balance the oil’s smoldering heat.

Ingredient list

Ingredients for Servings



3TbspApres Vin Chardonnay Morocco Oil
1,50cupLong-grain white rice
18ozWater
1cupScallions, finely diced
4TbspParsley, stemmed and finely chopped
2TbspMint, finely chopped
2TbspLemon peel, white pith removed and finely chopped
1TbspLemon juice (plus 1 tsp)
0,50cupRaisins
0,50cupAlmonds, slivered
0,25tspSalt
0,25tspPepper

Preparation

  1. Heat 1 Tbsp of the Apres Vin Chardonnay Morocco Oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the rice and sauté for 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  2. Stir the water into the sautéed rice and increase the heat to high.
  3. Bring the rice to the boil. Cover the saucepan and reduce the heat to a low simmer. Cook until the rice has absorbed the water, about 15-20 minutes.
  4. While the rice is cooking, combine the scallions, parsley, mint, lemon peel and juice, raisins, almonds, salt and pepper in a large mixing bowl. Set aside.
  5. When the rice is cooked, scrape it immediately into the herb mixture and stir well to combine.
  6. Stir the remaining 2 Tbsp of the Apres Vin Chardonnay Morocco Oil into the rice mixture.
  7. Scrape rice mixture into a serving bowl and serve immediately.

 

PREPARATION TIME: 15 minutes

COOKING TIME: 15-20 minutes

YIELD: 4 x 1 cup portions

Recipe detail

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  • Country Region
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  • Lactose free
    Yes
  • Vegetarian
    Yes
  • Vegan
    Yes
  • Diabetic
    Yes
  • Gluten free
    Yes
  • Servings
    4
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  • Preparation time
    15 minutes
  • Calories
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  • Degree of difficulty
    Normal

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