Great Asian Pilaf

Great Asian Pilaf

Great Asian Pilaf
A good side dish can be hard to come by if you don't use your imagination. You should have no problem picturing this Asian rice pilaf, alongside steak, chicken, fish or pork.
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8 servings

Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup Pilaf rice
  • 1/2 cup millet
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 2-3 tsp. finely chopped gingerroot
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp. dark sesame or vegetable oil
  • 2-1/2 cups Oriental broth
  • 1-1/2 cup halved snow peas
  • 1/2 can (6-oz. size) sliced water chestnuts, rinsed, drained
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions and tops
  • 2-3 tbsp. reduced-sodium tamari soy sauce
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

  • Methods/steps
    Sauté rice, millet, onion, celery, gingerroot, and garlic in sesame oil in large saucepan until onion is tender, about 10 minutes. Add broth and heat to boiling; reduce heat and simmer, covered, 15 minutes. Stir snow peas, water chestnuts, and green onion into grain mixture; simmer, covered, until grains and snow peas are tender and broth absorbed, about 10 minutes. Stir in soy sauce; season to taste with salt and pepper.
    Additional Tips
    Ready in 40 min

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