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Curried Rice Pilaf Recipe

Curried Rice Pilaf Recipe

In this rice dish, green onions give great color, raisins bring a touch of sweetness and almonds add crunch. I think you'll agree the mild curry flavor pleases all palates. —Lee Bremson, Kansas City, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 45 min. YIELD:4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions, divided
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked long grain rice
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds, toasted

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, saute 1/4 cup onions and garlic in butter until tender. Stir in rice and curry powder. Saute for 2-3 minutes or until rice is lightly browned.
  • 2. In a saucepan, heat broth and salt. Pour over rice mixture; stir. Cover and simmer for 35-40 minutes or until rice is tender. Remove from the heat; stir in raisins, almonds and remaining onions. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 347 calories, 14 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 744 mg sodium, 50 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 7 g protein.