Simple Garlic Rice

"Brimming with flavor, this is a must try! I either serve it as a stand alone side or under Cuban Black beans"
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  • Saute garlic cloves in hot oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat 2-3.
  • Add rice, and saute 1 minute.
  • Stir in 4 cups water and salt; bring to a boil.
  • Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer 30 minutes. Do not uncover rice until time is up.
  • Remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes.
  • Fluff with fork.

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  1. Simple and delicious! Just as easy as plain rice but a terrific flavor punch from the garlic. Made as directed with white rice and will try with brown as well. Thanks for sharing your recipe!
  2. easy to follow recipe. sautéed the garlic with vegetable oil and unsalted butter, i liked it better.
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