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Turkish Shrimp Pilaf
 

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Ingredients

4 tablespoons olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
2 large red bell peppers, seeded and finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 1/2 cups(12 ounces) raw brown rice
1 teaspoon ground allspice
1teaspoon ground cumin
2 teaspoons dried mint or basil
8 ounces cooked peeled shrimp
3 tablespoons currants
sea salt and ground black pepper
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/4 cup freshly chopped parsley

Method
  • Heat oil in large nonstick pan. Sauté onion, peppers and garlic over low heat for 5 min, or until soft/translusant.
  • Add the rice, spices and mint or basil. Stir over med heat for 2 - 3 minutes, then add enough water to cover the rice. Bring to a boil, lower the heat and simmer, uncovered for 10 min. until rice is tender.
  • Add the shrimp, currants and a little salt and pepper to taste. Cook for about 4 minutes more until the shrimp are heated through, then add lemon juice and chopped parsley. Serve warm or cold

Pre-prepare a salad to add as garnish to serve alongside of plate.

Serves 6

 
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