I need to try this because my rice has always been an epic FAIL!
What exactly is rice pilaf? It is actually a rice dish in which the rice is lightly browned in oil or butter before it is cooked in a broth – most often with vegetables and sometimes with meat or poultry. There are several hundred ways to prepare this staple, but the key is to end up with light and fluffy rice that has an excellent flavor throughout every bite.
Typically it is made with white rice – and sometimes with jasmine or basmati rice. In our house, we prefer to use brown rice in our recipes because it has a slightly lower calorie and higher fiber count than long grain white rice. However, brown rice does taste a little bit nuttier when cooked, so I was worried when I went to make rice pilaf using our traditional long grain brown rice.
After much concern, it turned out perfect! The flavor was outstanding…
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