Fruit-Studded Rice Pilaf
This fruited pilaf makes a delightful accompaniment to just about any type of meal.
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 cup long-grain white rice
2 tablespoons finely chopped onions
2 cups water
1 teaspoon chicken, beef or vegetable base or bouillon granules
1/3 cup chopped dried apricots
1/3 cup golden raisins
1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
- Melt butter in large skillet over medium heat; add rice and onion. Cook, stirring constantly, for 3 to 4 minutes or until rice is golden brown.
- Add water, base or bouillon, apricots, raisins and sugar. Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover. Cook, without lifting lid, for 18 to 20 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed.
Makes 4 servings.