Brazilian Rice

Spice Islands
Brazilian Rice
6 servings


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1 tablespoon lard or corn oil
1/3 cup minced onion
1/4 teaspoon Spice Islands Garlic powder
1/2 bay leaves, whole
1/2 cup seeded, diced tomatoes
1 cup long grain rice
1 teaspoon Spice Islands sea salt
2 cups boiling water


Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 25 Minutes

Heat lard over medium heat in a 2-quart saucepan.  Add onion, garlic powder, bay leaf and tomatoes.  Sauté 3 to 5 minutes or until onions are transparent.  Add rice and salt;  cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes.


Pour boiling water over rice and cook for 5 minutes on high heat.  Reduce heat, cover and simmer (about 20 minutes) until rice is fluffy and tender and liquid is absorbed.

Created date

October 2011