Fragrant Apricot Rice
Cuisine: Vegetarian
Author: Rita~ of Food.com
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 45 mins
Total time: 1 hour
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 ounces diced onions (1 medium)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ⅛ ounce ginger (size of an American quarter), peeled
  • ½ tablespoon coriander seed
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 2 ounces dried apricots, diced
  • ⅓ cup white wine
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 cups hot water or 2 cups vegetable broth
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • pepper to taste
  • 1 -2 tablespoon crushed cashews
Directions
  1. In a hot heavy bottom pan, heat butter and oil.
  2. Saute onion, garlic and ginger until translucent.
  3. Add coriander seeds, basil, rice and apricots.
  4. Stir in white wine until absorbed
  5. Add zest and water simmering covered over low heat for 30-35 minutes
  6. Fluff with fork and season with salt and pepper
  7. Top with cashews and garnish with fresh basil
Recipe by Going Veggie at https://www.goingveggie.com/remembering-mamas-kitchen/