Thursday, July 25, 2013

Rice Pilaf

Rice Pilaf-

This is a very simple recipe, posted for use in the dishes I describe in the following blogs.

I like to use Basmati rice, but Pilaf is a technique of cooking rice in a seasoned broth, any rice can be done pilaf.

Basmati Rice - 375 g.
Chicken Stock - 900 g.
Onion- Diced - 100 g.
Celery - Diced - 100 g.
Bay Leaf - 2 each

The ingredients, note rice is soaking in cold water

Soak rice in cold water for 30 minutes. Strain and rinse.

Ready to go

Saute onions and celery until translucent
Add rice, chicken stock and bay leaf

All ingredients added

Season with Salt and Pepper (preferably white pepper)
Bring to a simmer

Ready to cover

Cover and reduce to medium-low heat for 10 minutes

After 10 minutes on medium-low heat

Remove from heat, let sit covered for 15 minutes

After sitting covered off heat for 15 minutes

Final product

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