Chilean Rice

Total Time
43mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
28 mins

This rice is a mild tasting pilaf-type of rice that goes well with spicy foods. If you like to spice it up, adding some chopped green chiles works well.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Rinse rice several times under cold water in a sieve and drain.
  2. Cook the onion, bell pepper, and carrot in lard for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the rice and cook another minute, allowing rice to get thoroughly coated with lard.
  4. Add the hot broth, and salt and bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes on low heat, until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender (do not stir while cooking).
  6. Fluff rice with a fork and garnish with chopped cilantro.
  7. Serve hot.
Most Helpful

5 5

Very nice dish. Made it for an ethnic dinner where some did not like cilantro so I put it on the side for those that did. All I did was cut back the salt abit and it turned out perfect for us. Thanks for sharing Sue.

4 5

This went great with the two Thai dishes that we had made - took the spices to a lower level but that was ok - they melded real nicely - did not use lard but EVOO this is a great recipe thanks made for family picks

4 5

A good basic side dish, with a touch of color. I made this with vegetable broth, substituting quinoa for rice, and vegetable oil for lard.