Turkish Shrimp Pilaf

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Derf2440

Lots of taste! from Cooking for Diabetics.

Top Review by Annacia

Most yummy. I love everything that goes into this so it was a sure win. It was actually made just as directed (for a change, lol). I'm already looking forward to making this again.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oil in a large nonstick fry pan.
  2. Fry the onion, peppers and garlic over low heat for 10 minutes until softened but not browned.
  3. Add the rice, spices and mint or basil.
  4. Stir over the heat for 2 to 3 minutes, then add enough water to cover the rice.
  5. Bring to a boil, lower the heat and simmer, uncovered for 10 to 15 minutes, or until rice is just tender, but still has a little bite to it.
  6. Add the shrimp, currants and a little salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Cook for about 4 minutes more, until the shrimp are heated through, then add the lemon juice and chopped parsley.
  8. Serve pilaf warm or cold with salad greens.

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