Anchovy Pilav HT
MC Turkish 70mins plus standing
Name: Hamsi Pilavi
4 Hot Fish
Grains Dried Fruit Nuts Herbs Main Course Pilaf
Gluten Wheat Dairy free Eggless Turkey
Long Grain Rice
Onion, finely chopped
teasp Ground Cinnamon
teasp Dried Thyme
tbsp Freshly chopped Mint
tbsp Olive Oil
Place the rice in a large mixing bowl and cover with boiling water. Add 2 teasp
of salt, mix well then set side cool.
Meanwhile place the chopped onions and water in a large saucepan, bring to
the boil then reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
Add the olive oil and continue to simmer for a further 5 minutes.
Drain the rice well, add to the onion mixture bring to the boil then reduce the
heat and simmer, stirring, for 5 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 200C, 400F, Gas Mark 6. Add
the sultanas, pine nuts, boiling water, sugar, cinnamon, thyme and mint to the
saucepan. Mix well, reduce the heat, cover, and simmer for 10 minutes.
Meanwhile grease an ovenproof casserole and line the base and sides about 2/3rds
of the anchovy fillets skin side down.
Pile the rice mixture into the centre and then over the surface with the
remainder of the anchovies, skin side up. Sprinkle a little olive oil over and
bake for 30-40 minutes.
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