Patsy's Yellow Rice

Patsy G


We love yellow rice. I buy a spice in the Hispanic section of the store called Bijol,it says it's a coloring and seasoning.It says it's all natural and no preservatives. It really has no flavor it just makes the rice yellow.
I don't measure when I cook,but I just made this rice so these measurements are approximate. Use more Bijol if you want a darker colored yellow rice.If your broth is salty,do not add additional salt. If I use a bouillon cube,no salt is needed. Taste the broth before you cook the rice.
The pimiento is optional.I sometimes add green bell pepper for color as well.

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1/4 c oil
2 cloves garlic,minced
1/2 medium onion
1 c rice
1/4 c chopped pimientos,drained
2 c chicken broth
1 t. salt
1/2 t. black pepper
1/4 t bijol


1Heat oil in a saucepan. Add garlic and onion unit onion is tender. Add rice and toast just a bit. Add pimiento,broth,salt,pepper and bijou.Bring to a boil. Turn the heat as low as possible and cook rice 20 minutes. Turn off heat and let the rice sit covered a few minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Rice Sides