Here's to good food!

I am finally putting my tried and true family recipes here. Check out my old-time favorites as well as newly discovered ones.

I hope you'll find some recipes here that you enjoy cooking, and those you cook for will find them tasty and satisfying.
Are you looking for something special? Something quick and easy? You'll find it here somewhere.
Check in often to see what's cooking in Monterey!

One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating. ~Luciano Pavarotti

If you are posting from this site, please give appropriate credit and notify me. Thank you.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Mexican Rice

This would go well with the Chile Relleno, Tortilla Soup, or Fish Taco recipes below or any Mexican dish.

2 C white rice  (if using brown rice, use 2-3 Tbsp less)
1/4 C butter
1/2 C chopped onion
1 clove garlic, minced
3/4 C salsa or enchilada sauce
3 C chicken broth
1/2-1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper

Rinse rice.  Put into rice cooker with next 5 ingredients.  Cook.  Between 20-40 minutes after it turns off, add salt and pepper to taste.
OR:
In a large skillet, heat half the butter and gently sauté onions and garlic until onions are golden.  Heat the rest of the butter in the same pan, add the rice, and cook gently, stirring constantly, until rice is well coated and evenly colored.  Add the sauce and heat through; then add chicken broth.  Cover and cook over low heat for 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.  Season with salt and pepper.

Makes 6 servings.



No comments:

Post a Comment