Moroccan Pilaf

Recipe by mersaydees
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Lightly oil a shallow 1 1/2 quart ovenproof casserole.
  • In a large skillet, heat oil. Saute the almonds over medium heat until browned and fragrant, 3 minutes. Stir in the onion, carrot, and cinnamon. Cook 3 minutes.
  • Add the rice and cook, stirring,until translucent, 1 minute.
  • Stir in the stock, currants, orange zest, and cayenne pepper. Bring to boil; remove from heat.
  • Transfer the mixture to the prepared casserole and bake, uncovered, until the liquid has been absorbed and the rice is tender, about 45 minutes.
  • Garnish with chives and serve.
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