Costa Rican Rice

1
Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

From El Cocodrilo's Cookbook.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp
    peanut oil
  • 1/3 c
    diced red or green bell pepper
  • 1/2 c
    diced onion
  • 2 c
    long grain rice, well rinsed
  • 1 1/3 c
    water
  • 2 tsp
    tomato paste
  • 1/4 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp
    salt
  • 2 Tbsp
    freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 tsp
    olive oil

How to Make Costa Rican Rice

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat the peanut oil in a medium saucepan. Add the bell pepper and onion; cook over medium heat, stirring often, until the onion begins to brown.
  2. Add the rice, water, tomato paste, black pepper, salt, and lime juice; mix well. Bring the liquid to a boil.
  3. Add the olive oil to the rice mixture; reduce the heat, and simmer, covered and undisturbed, until all the liquid is absorbed, about 20 minutes.
  4. Serve hot.

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About Costa Rican Rice

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Latin American




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