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Rice Pilaf with Dried Fruits

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Rice Pilaf with Dried Fruits
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 4
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This rice is the perfect complement to grilled fish or white meat. I bet you’ll love its combination of sweet raisins and cranberries with pine nuts. And best of all, its preparation is quick and simple.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons sunflower oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cup basmati rice
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1/2 teaspoon saffron seasoning
  • Salt to taste

Directions

  • 1
    Heat the oil in a skillet.
  • 2
    Sauté the onion over low heat until it’s caramelized.
  • 3
    Stir occasionally to prevent burning.
  • 4
    Add the garlic and sauté for 2 minutes.
  • 5
    Add the chicken broth and rice.
  • 6
    When the broth starts to reduce, add the nuts and saffron.
  • 7
    Cover the pan and cook over low heat for 20 minutes, or until rice is well cooked.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    You can substitute cranberries for apricots or other dried fruits.
  • tip 2
    You can use saffron, but if you don't have any you can also use seasoning with saffron.

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More About This Recipe

  • This rice is the perfect complement to grilled fish or white meat. I bet you’ll love its combination of sweet raisins and cranberries with pine nuts. And best of all, its preparation is quick and simple.
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