Full of flavor, serve Mixed Rice Pilaf with Dried Fruit and Nuts with your  favorite grilled meat.

David Bonom and Marge Perry
Recipe by Coastal Living March 2014

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Credit: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Ginny Branch

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prep:
15 mins
cook:
40 mins
total:
55 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 to 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook brown rice according to package directions with 1/4 teaspoon salt. Set aside.

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  • Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add shallot and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, 3 to 4 minutes or until shallot is translucent. Stir in cranberries, raisins, and coriander; cook, stirring often, 2 minutes. Add white rice and cook, stirring, 1 minute.

  • Stir in 1 1/2 cups water and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt. Increase heat to medium-high; bring to a boil, and stir. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 15 to 18 minutes or until water is absorbed. Remove from heat, and let stand 5 minutes. Stir in pistachios, cilantro, lime zest, and reserved brown rice.

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