This turkey pilaf is rich and delicious with the flavours of apricots and currants.
Pilaf is originally from the Middle East, it is a grain dish in which the grain usually rice... is first heated in a pan, either dry or in fat, and then combined with a hot liquid and cooked, covered over direct heat or in a oven.
Pilaf can be a simple dish, or can be composed of only grain and the cooking liquid or you can add any meat or vegetables you like.
Ingredients: 2 Tbsp (30 ml) butter 6 Green Onions, sliced 4 Celery stalks, chopped 6 Cups cooked turkey, chopped 1 Cup (250 ml) dried apricots, chopped 1 Tsp (2 ml) ginger 4 Cups (1 litre) chicken or turkey broth 4 Cups (1000 ml) instant rice 1 Cup (250 ml) currants ½ Cup (125 ml) fresh parsley, chopped
In large skillet, melt butter and saute onions and celery.Add cooked turkey, dried apricots, ginger and broth. Bring to a boil.Stir in rice and currents. Remove from heat, cover and let stand 5 minutes.Toss with parsley.
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