Aromatic pilaf rice flavored with toasted almonds, fresh lemon and handfuls of chopped parsley. The perfect side dish with grilled meat and fish.
Course Pilaf, Pilau, Rice, Vegetarian
Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 30minutes
Total Time 35minutes
Author Alida Ryder
2garlic clovesthinly sliced
3piecesfresh lemon peel
generous pinch of salt
juice of 1 lemon
100gtoasted almond nibs
large handful fresh parsleyfinely chopped
Melt the butter in a medium saucepan then add the onion and garlic and cook, covered, until soft and translucent over medium heat (approximately 7-10 minutes).
Add the rice and stir to coat in the butter then add the bay leaf, stock and lemon peel.
Allow the rice to a come to a boil then cover and lower the heat. Allow to cook gently until the stock has been absorbed (approximately 10-15 minutes) then remove from the heat and allow to steam for 10 minutes.
Stir in the lemon juice, almonds and chopped parsley, season to taste and serve.
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