Traditional Lebanese Rice Recipe

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Traditional Lebanese Rice in a serving dish Traditional Lebanese Rice Recipe

Total time: 35 mins
Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Yield: 4 Servings

BY SAAD FAYED

What You’ll Need

1 1/2 Cups medium grain (not quick cooking) rice
1/2 Cup vermicelli pasta, broken to small pieces
1/4 Cup butter
2 1/4 Cups water
Salt and to taste

How to Make It

1. Add the butter and vermicelli to a large saute pan or pot that has a tight fitting lid. Brown the noodles, stirring often, and be careful not to burn them. Add the rice and water to the pot and bring to a boil. Cover, bring the heat down to low, and simmer for about 20 minutes or until the water is absorbed and the rice is tender.

2. Fluff with a fork and serve as a side dish to fish, chicken or beef.

Source: The Spruce

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