Tasty Rice (Arroz saboroso)

Doreen Fish

By
@dfish

This recipe was given to me by a Portuguese friend about 5 or 6 years ago...it is my favorite rice dish. Great on its own or with any meal as a side dish.


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Serves:

4 - 6

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 Tbsp
butter
1
large onion finely chopped
1
large clove garlic, minced
1
large carrot, finely chopped
1
sweet red or green pepper, seeded, cored and diced
3 c
chicken stock or water
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
ground allspice (the secret ingredient in this tasty rice!!
1
dash of piri-piri or tabasco sauce
1 c
short or long grain rice

Directions Step-By-Step

1
I a large heavy saucepan or dutch oven, melt the butter over med-high heat;, cook the onion, carrot, pepper and garlic, stirring occasionally for 3 - 5 minutes until softened.Pour in stock, cover and bring to a boil.
Stir in salt, allspice, piri piri sauce and rice.. Cover and return to boil. Reduce heat to low and cook till all liquid evaporates. Remove from heat and fluff with a fork. Serve.
2
I didn't have any peppers today so left it out ...just as good with just the carrots , garlic and onions.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Portugese
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy