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El Mirador Rice

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Category: Mexican, Soups

 Ingredients List

  • 3/4 c Long-grain rice
  • Lemon juice
  • 2 tb Oil
  • 2 Tomatoes; ripe, chopped
  • 2 md Green bell pepper; chopped
  • 1 Clove garlic; minced
  • 1 tb Chicken stock base
  • 1 c Hot water
  • 2 ts Cumin; ground
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • Freshly ground pepper


Cover rice with hot water. Add squeeze of lemon juice and let soak for 5
minutes. Drain thoroughly in colander. Heat oil in large skillet with tight
fitting lid. Add rice and saute until golden. (note - this takes about 10
minutes and you really have to keep stirring to keep it from burning) Stir
in tomatoes, peppers and garlic and saute 5 minutes. Add chicken base
disolved in water, and seasonings. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 15
minutes. *Do not remove lid while rice is cooking. Fluff with fork.

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