Lemon Rice Pilaf
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Ingredients
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • ½ white onion, diced
  • ½ C medium grain rice
  • 1 C water
  • 1 Tbsp bottled lime juice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp lemon pepper
  • ¼ tsp ground thyme
Instructions
  1. Melt the butter in a covered pan or rice pot (caldero).
  2. Add the celery and onion and cook for 5 minutes over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  3. Stir in the rice and cook an additional 5 minutes.
  4. Add lime juice, water, and salt and bring to a boil.
  5. Cover pot, lower heat to low and let simmer for 20 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat for 5 minutes.
  7. Stir in rice vinegar, lemon pepper, and ground thyme before serving.
Recipe by The Self-Taught Cook at http://theselftaughtcook.com/2014/10/lemon-rice-pilaf/