Puerto Rican Rice with Pigeon Peas
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Medium Red Bell Pepper, chopped
Medium Green Bell Pepper, chopped
Green olives, pitted
Annatto powder or 1 tbsp Annatto oil
Sea salt and black pepper to taste
Onion Powder and Garlic Powder
How to Make Puerto Rican Rice with Pigeon Peas
1In a large rice pot saute cubed salt pork and ham cubes in olive oil.
2Add onion and peppers to meat and saute. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
3Add diced tomato, bay leaves, dried pigeon peas, and 1 1/2 cup of water. Simmer covered on low for another 15 minutes til peas are tender. Almost all of the liquid should be gone.
4Stir in Annatto powder or oil. Add in the olives.
5Add rice to pot with 2 cups of water. Bring to a boil, stir, cover and simmer for 25 minuttes. Add salt and season to taste
6Let stand for 5 minutes before taking off the lid, remove bay leaves and serve with fresh salsa.
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Posted: Wed, Jan 13, 2010