Almond Lime Rice Pilaf

Mikekey *


A pilaf with an Asian flair, great with chicken or fish.


★★★★☆ 1 vote

10 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 1/4 c
    finely chopped yellow onion
  • 1/3 c
    slivered almonds
  • 1 c
    long grain white rice, uncooked
  • 2 c
    chicken broth
  • 1/4 c
    lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • ·
    ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 tsp
    grated lime zest
  • ·
    fesh chopped parsely, for garnish

How to Make Almond Lime Rice Pilaf


  1. n a medium saucepan, melt the butter over medium-high heat. Stir in the onion and almonds. Cook for 5 to 7 minutes or until the onion is softened and the almonds are golden, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add the rice; cook and stir for 1 minute.
  3. Slowly stir in the broth, lime juice, soy sauce and pepper. Bring to a boil.
  4. Cover, reduce heat to low, simmer for 15 to 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  5. Stir in lime zest, fluff with a fork and garnish with parsley. Serve.

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About Almond Lime Rice Pilaf

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Asian

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