Cuban white rice
Fluffy Cuban style white rice cooked on the stove-top
Servings: 4 servings
- 2 cups of long grain white rice
- 2 ⅛ cups of water
- 3 tablespoon of vegetable oil
- 1 teaspoon of salt
Begin by rinsing your rice. Using a fine mesh strainer, rinse your rice in room temperature water until the water comes out clear.
To a medium sized sauce pan, add your oil, salt, water and rice. Set your heat to high.
Stir your rice so the salt becomes well incorporated through out the rice.
The minute your rice begins to boil, quickly drop the heat to low and cover. Allow to cook for ten minutes without removing the lid.
Once the ten minutes have passed, open the lid and stir your rice. Turn off the heat and cover the rice again. Keep the rice covered for another 5 minutes
Garlicky white rice - I like to add a little bit of garlic powder to my rice sometimes, when I do I add ½ teaspoon.
Vegetable white rice / Arroz con Vegetales - Make this by simply adding 1 chicken bouillon cube, ¼ cup of frozen peas, one minced carrot and ½ a minced onion to the saucepan. Adjust rice as needed. The vegetables will cook with the rice.
Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 428kcal | Carbohydrates: 74g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 106mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg