Rice Pilaf Like Joe's Crab Shack

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by startnover

I love how this smells when it's cooking! A very different version of pilaf.

Top Review by SkyGlitter

Very easy to prepare and a perfect side dish for seafood. Enough flavor without being too much and the red pepper makes it SO pretty! Thanks for posting this!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring first 4 ingredients to a boil in a sauce pan.
  2. Add rice, cover and cook till rice is tender and water is absorbed, about 20 minutes.
  3. Sauté celery, pepper, onion, and 1 t butter till tender.
  4. Stir vegetables into rice.
  5. Remove bay leaf before serving.

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