Elena's Yellow Rice

Elena's Yellow Rice

6 Reviews 2 Pics
  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    20 m
  • Ready In

    30 m
Mariposa
Recipe by  Mariposa

“This is my husband's favorite rice. It took me awhile to finally come up with this version. One can add chicken, tuna, ham, etc., to make it a one dish meal. It is also great for rice patties. The vinegar is traditional in rice in Spain; it keeps the rice fluffy.”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 4 servings

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Directions

  1. Stir water, vegetable oil, garlic, vinegar, turmeric, and salt together in a 2-quart saucepan. Place a cover on the saucepan and bring the mixture to a boil.
  2. Slowly stir rice into the boiling mixture. Replace cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer rice mixture until the liquid is absorbed, about 20 minutes.
  3. Transfer rice to a large bowl. Gently fold peas and carrots into rice.

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Reviews (6)

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Mariposa
7

Mariposa

I am the author of this recipe. The only thing I ever measure is the water and rice so I had to more or less guess on the quantities to get this recipe on paper. I was using white vinegar and then switched to apple cider vinegar because it was on the counter. They are both good. I suggest you bring the peas and carrots to room temperature.

Volleyballmom
4

Volleyballmom

This rice was fluffy as promised. Here is what I discovered after I made this. Turmeric although good for you is very bitter. Too bitter for us in fact. I looked up how to counteract that and ended up adding an equal amount of chili powder to the rice. I'm giving it 4 stars because it is a nice rice and not the submitter's fault that we ended up not being turmeric lovers. I do think with my change I would give it 5 stars. I only had frozen peas so that's what we used. I will make this one again. Thanks for sharing Mariposa

Aimee
2

Aimee

This is our new favorite way to prepare rice! It's so easy and flavorful! I prepared this recipe with a few changes: 1. I used brown rice instead of white, so I cooked it for 45 minutes; 2. I used champagne vinegar (because that's all I had on hand) instead of apple cider vinegar; 3. I didn't add the peas/carrots.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (4 total)

  • Calories
  • 238 cal
  • 12%
  • Fat
  • 4.1 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs
  • 44.7 g
  • 14%
  • Protein
  • 5.2 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium
  • 617 mg
  • 25%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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