Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Bajio Sweet Rice


Original recipe found here

BAJIO SWEET RICE


*1/2-1 tablespoon vegetable oil
*1/2 of a white onion, chopped (add more or less to your taste)
*1/2 bunch fresh cilantro
*1 1/3 cups white rice
*3 cups chicken broth
*1/4-1/2 cup white sugar

Directions


Put a little oil in bottom of pan (maybe about 1/2-1 tablespoon).

Saute chopped onion until translucent. Add the chopped cilantro (no big stems) and saute a minute more.


Add the rice, cooking until it is light brown (being careful not to burn).


Combine the chicken broth and sugar, letting sugar dissolve. Then stir into rice until combined. Bring to a boil.


Cover and let cook on low, med-low until rice is done, about 25-30 minutes. Fluff with a fork before serving.

*****NOTES:

I actually wish I had added a little bit of onion powder to this to help ground the sweetness. However, it was REALLY tasty either way. I threw in some chopped red pepper, and we love that.

VERY TASTY...VERY EASY...especially if you are missing good ol' Bajio. :)

3 comments:

Doug and Mallena said...

I can't wait to try this! Thanks for sharing.

Ginny said...

Thanks for sharing! I just had jaw surgery and was craving something besides soup, so I'm giving this a try! I can't wait to dig in!

celticfool said...

So good my husband had a mouthgasm!