Puerto Rican Steamed Rice41 Reviews
- Prep: 10 min
- Cook: 25 min
- Ready In: 35 min
“This basic Puerto Rican version of steamed rice goes well with Carne Guisada and Habichuelas Guisada.” - by FIVEBRIGS
Original recipe yields 8 servings
- Bring vegetable oil, water, and salt to a boil in a saucepan over high heat. Add rice, and cook until the water has just about cooked out; stir. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover, and cook for 20 to 25 minutes. Stir again, and serve. Rice may be a little sticky and may stick to bottom of pot.
Amount Per Serving (8 total)
- 160 cal
- 3.6 g
- 28.7 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (41)Rate This Recipe
"The best rice I've ever made! Even though this is a very basic recipe, it is fantastic. I saled the recipe for 4. I used a very heavy, teflon coated saucepan and did not have any sticking. I did subs..." See moretitute a 14 oz can chicken broth and omitted the salt. If the lid of your pan doesn't seal tightly, wrap it in foil.. you have to keep the steam in as much as possible to get a nice fluffy rice. I also removed it from the heat for the last 5 minutes and let it sit. Do NOT peek! Remove the lid after 5 minutes off the heat and you'll have perfect rice with little to no scorched grains. Thanks for the great recipe!"
"This rice had a really nice texture to it. I did add a couple of cloves of garlic (minced) to the hot oil and cooked until brown prior to adding the water and salt. Gave it a nice, yet mild garlicky..." See more flavor. I used Jasmine rice because it's what I had in my pantry and it turned out fine."
"I've made this quite a few times now with favorable reviews. I do the following changes. I use chicken broth or boullion cubes instead of regular water and after simmering for 25 minutes, stir from ..." See morethe bottom to "fluff", cover, and let steam an additional 10 to 15 minutes. The rice will separate better and it won't be as sticky and moist. "
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