Applebee's Almond Rice Pilaf

Applebee's Almond Rice Pilaf Recipe

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Lynn Hoar

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@lynnhoar

I use this recipe often for a good "go with anything" rice dish!

I have one of those "Top Secret Restaurant Recipe Cookbooks" and found this Applebee clone recipe posted in the book.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

3 Tbsp
butter
1 c
uncooked long grain rice
2 -1/4 c
chicken broth
1/8 tsp
salt
1/3 c
sliced almonds
1/3 c
diced celery
1/3 c
diced red onion
1/8 plus c
fresh chopped parsley

How to Make Applebee's Almond Rice Pilaf

Step-by-Step

  • 1Melt 2 tablespoons of butter over medium heat in saucepan that has a lid. Add the rice and saute in butter for 2-4 minutes or until the rice becomes a light brown color. While rice is cooking heat broth in microwave or in a seperate pot on stove top until broth begins to bubble.
  • 2When rice is brown, add hot broth and salt to rice, Cover pan with lid and reduce heat to low,simmering rice for 20 minutes.
  • 3As rice cooks, in a small fry pan, melt the remaining butter, add in almonds, celery and onions...saute for about 3-4 minutes.
  • 4After the rice has cooked for 20 minutes,remove from heat... add sauted veggies and nuts, stir in parsley and let sit covered for about 5 min or until all liquid is absorbed!

    Enjoy!

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About Applebee's Almond Rice Pilaf

Course/Dish: Rice Sides