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Rice Recipes

Does anyone have any recipes for rice with flavor? Not one you put something over the rice, more like a side dish, almost like Rice A Roni, if that makes sense.

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Asked by Sarahb21 at 1:27 PM on Apr. 20, 2011 in Food & Drink

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  • 1 cup chicken broth
    1 cup tomato sauce
    6 slices bacon
    2 onions, diced
    1 cup uncooked white rice
    2 tomatoes, diced
    2 green bell peppers, diced
    1/2 teaspoon chili powder
    1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper to taste
    1 (10 ounce) can sliced black olives, drained (optional)
    1 (10 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained (optional)

    In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine chicken broth and tomato sauce. Bring to a boil while cooking the following.
    In a large skillet over medium heat, cook bacon until evenly brown. Chop bacon, and set aside, reserving the bacon fat. Add onion to skillet, and saute until tender. Stir in rice, and cook until lightly browned, 3 to 5 minutes. Pour in boiling chicken broth and tomato sauce. Add diced tomatoes, green peppers, and chopped bacon. Season with chili powder, salt, and pepper. Cover, and simmer for 30 to 40 minutes. Stir in black olives and corn.

    Answer by vbruno at 1:28 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

  • That sounds nummy! Thank you!!

    Comment by Sarahb21 (original poster) at 1:29 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

  • Jamacian rice

    1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    1/2 large onion, sliced
    1/2 red apple, cored and sliced
    1 pinch curry powder
    1 cup water
    2/3 cup brown rice
    1 teaspoon dark molasses or treacle
    1 small banana, sliced
    1 tablespoon unsweetened flaked coconut
    Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and red apple; cook and stir until onion is transparent. Season with curry powder, and stir in the water. Add the rice and molasses, cover, and cook over low heat until the rice is tender, and water has been absorbed, about 30 minutes. Mix in the banana, then sprinkle the coconut on top. Heat through for a moment over low heat before serving.

    Answer by vbruno at 1:30 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

  • 1 cup uncooked white rice
    1 (10.5 ounce) can condensed French onion soup
    1 (10.5 ounce) can beef broth
    1/2 cup butter, sliced

    Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
    In a 9x9 inch baking dish combine rice, soup and broth. Place butter slices on top of the mixture.
    Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Remove cover and bake 30 minutes more.

    Answer by vbruno at 1:31 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

  • 1/2 cup converted long-grain white rice
    1 (4.5 ounce) package dry noodle soup mix
    4 1/2 cups water
    1 pound bulk pork sausage
    1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped onion, thawed
    1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
    2 stalks celery, chopped
    1 (3 ounce) package sliced almonds
    Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). In a large pot, combine the rice, both packets of soup mix and water. Bring to a boil, then simmer over low heat for 7 minutes.
    Meanwhile, crumble the sausage into a large skillet over medium-high heat. As soon as it begins to release its juices, add the onion, pepper and celery. Cook and stir until sausage is browned and vegetables are tender. Drain, and stir into the rice mixture. The mixture will appear soupy, but the rice will absorb the liquid while baking. Pour into a greased 2 quart casserole dish. Cover with aluminum foil.Bake for 30 minutes in the preheated oven. Remove the aluminum foil,

    Answer by vbruno at 1:32 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

  • Creoloe rice
    1/4 cup butter or margarine
    1 teaspoon Creole seasoning*
    1/8 teaspoon pepper
    2 cups cooked long-grain rice

    In a saucepan, melt butter; add Creole seasoning and pepper. Cook over medium heat for 3 minutes. Stir in rice. Cover and heat through.

    The following spices may be substituted for the Creole seasoning-1/2 teaspoon each paprika and garlic powder, and a pinch each cayenne pepper, dried thyme and ground cumin.

    Answer by vbruno at 1:32 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

  • My favorite way to make rice is like this:
    rinse rice until clear
    sauteed garlic and diced onion in a pot in a bit of butter
    add rice to the butter mix and saute until some of the rice begins to change color.
    add 2 cups hot chicken stock ( I pre-season mine with thyme and sage in another pot you can also buy herded chicken stock)
    cover and cook on med heat until it is simmering then reduce to low heat
    once the stock is no longer visable(about 10-15 min) turn off and allow to steam or another 5-10 min.

    Answer by But_Mommie at 1:33 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

  • You ladies rock!! Thank you so much! I can't wait to try them all!

    Comment by Sarahb21 (original poster) at 1:36 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

  • I also like
    1 cup rice to 2 cups water with garlic, one packet of goya sazon (the orange box) and a spoonful of sofrito (also buy goya) simmer for 15 min or as directed on the rice package.

    Answer by But_Mommie at 1:37 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

  • Aother good one!
    cook rice as directed
    In small pan add 1 tbs. butter and some minced garlic- sautee
    add 1/4 cup milk and bring to a light simmer
    In a separate bowl mix about 2 tbs of flour with about 2 cups cheddar cheese(or any cheese really)
    slowly add to simmering milk and stir until smooth
    add pepper to taste
    pour cheese sauce into rice and stir
    Add cooked broccoli and mix together
    stir in an additional handful of grated cheese

    It's super unhealthy but dang it's good!!

    Answer by But_Mommie at 1:53 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

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