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Armenian Vermicelli Pilaf

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Category: Rice

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Uncooked Rice
  • 1/2 c Vermicelli; broken in 1"
  • -pieces
  • 2 tb Olive Oil Or Butter
  • 2 c Chicken Or Beef Broth
  • Salt; to taste


Saute rice and vermicelli; stirring constantly, in olive oil or butter in
nonstick pan until rice is translucent, about 2 minutes. Combine rice and
vermicelli with broth in steaming pan; season to taste. Cover and steam
until rice is done, 18 to 20 minutes. Uncover and allow to dry out, 3 to 5
minutes. Fluff with fork before serving.

Variations: * Turkish cooks sometimes chop and add the white parts of a few
scallions at the end of the steaming step.

* Substitute 1/2 cup fine egg noodles for vermicelli.

NOTES : This popular dish is used interchangeably with plain rice pilaf.
Especially good with chicken and lamb stews.

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