Tasty Rice (Arroz saboroso)

1
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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

How to Make Tasty Rice (Arroz saboroso)

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.

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About Tasty Rice (Arroz saboroso)

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



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