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Lemon Pilaf Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Joyce Stroud
Added: Monday, May 26, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 Tbsp butter
1 Tbsp onion, minced
1 c long grain rice
1 1/2 c chicken broth
1/4 c lemon juice
Zest & finely grated rind of 1 lemon
2 Tbsp currants (opt)
1/4 c slivered almonds, toasted

Directions:
Directions:
In a 2 quart saucepan, melt butter and saute onion until transparent. Add uncooked rice and stir to coat grains with butter. Stir in chicken broth, lemon juice and zest/rind. Bring to a boil, then immediately turn heat to low and simmer for 15-20 minutes covered. When almost all liquid is absorbed, stir in currents (opt). Continue simmering covered, until all liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat and add toasted almonds just before serving.

 

 

 

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