Spiced Rice Pilaf

Spiced Rice Pilaf

30 minutes prep time
Prep Time

30 minutes

serves 6 - 1c. servings

6 - 1c. servings

20 to 35 minutes cook time
Cook Time

20 to 35 minutes

medium difficulty



  • 1

    Melt butter in large sauté pan; add onion, cloves, bay leaves, and cinnamon and sauté for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add basmati, stir to coat with oil, and sauté 5 more minutes. Stir in broth, wine, and salt, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer, cover, and cook until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed, about 15 minutes.

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  • 2

    Sprinkle apricots, almonds, peas, and lemon zest on top of rice (do not stir them in). Cover and let stand 5 minutes to warm through and soften slightly before serving.

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  • 3

    You’ll definitely want to serve this colorful rice dish with AE Tandoori Drumsticks, but it also works well as an accompaniment to all kinds of entrées.

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