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Pilav (Steamed Sauted Rice)

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Category: Turkish, Rice

 Ingredients List

  • 2 tb Butter
  • 4 tb Butter; melted
  • 1 c Rice, white; long or medium
  • ;grain, uncooked
  • 2 c Chicken stock; fresh or can
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • Black pepper; freshly ground



In a heavy 2 to 3 quart saucepan, melt the 2 tablespoons of butter over
moderate heat. when the foam begins to subside, add the rice and stir for
2 or 3 minutes until all the grains are evenly coated. Do not let the rice
brown. Pour in the stock, add the salt and a few grindings of pepper, and
bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Cover the pan and reduce the heat to
its lowest point. Simmer for 20 minutes, or until all the liquid has been
absorbed and the rice is tender but still slightly resistant to the bite.
Pour in the 4 tablespoons of melted butter and toss the rice with a fork
until the grains glisten. Drape a towel over the rice and let it stand at
room temperature for about 20 minutes before serving.

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