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Pork Biryani

A pork and rice dish made with Indian spices.
Pork Biryani

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Servings: 6
Total Time: 50 minutes
Recipe by: Frankie


2 pounds boneless pork shoulder
2 TBSP unsalted butter
1 medium yellow onion, diced
1 1/2 cups basmati rice, rinsed
2 medium garlic cloves, minced
1 TBSP freshly minced ginger
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp ground turmeric
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground cardamom
salt & pepper
3 cups chicken broth


1. Trim the pork of excess fat and discard then cut the pork into bite size pieces.

2. Heat a dutch oven over medium-high heat until very hot. Add the butter, pork, and onion to the pot and cook, stirring occasionally, about 8 minutes.

3. Add the rice, garlic, ginger, paprika, cumin, turmeric, cinnamon, cardamom, 1 tsp salt, and 1/2 tsp pepper. Cook while stirring until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Pour in the chicken broth and bring to a boil.

4. Put a lid on the pot and reduce heat to low. Cook, DO NOT REMOVE LID, for 20 minutes.

5. Take off the heat, KEEP THE LID ON, and let rest while keeping covered for 10 more minutes. Season with salt & pepper to taste.

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