By Edward Junior − On Saturday, January 9, 2016, 6 years ago in Dessert Recipes
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Portuguese Rice Pudding Recipe

Portuguese Rice Pudding Recipe
This Portuguese rice pudding recipe (receita de arroz doce) is very popular and makes an amazing dessert.

Preparation time 20 min
Cooking Time 20 min
Ready In 40 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings4

Ingredients

2 cups of water1 cup of short grain (arborio) rice2 cups of hot milk (whole works best)1 cup of sugar1 fresh lemon rind (use a vegetable peeler for big pieces for easier removal)Cinnamon2 egg yolks (optional)
2 cups of water1 cup of short grain (arborio) rice2 cups of hot milk (whole works best)1 cup of sugar1 fresh lemon rind (use a vegetable peeler for big pieces for easier removal)Cinnamon2 egg yolks (optional)
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Directions

  1. Bring water to a boil in medium saucepan.
  2. Add rice and cover, simmering for 20 minutes.
  3. Add milk, sugar and lemon rind, stirring constantly until thickened to oatmeal consistency, about 15-20 minutes.
  4. It will also thicken some while cooling.
  5. Add 2 egg yolks slowly while mixing (optional).
  6. Pour into one large serving plate and remove lemon rind.
  7. Spread flat and allow to cool on wire rack.
  8. You can be decorative with cinnamon by pinching a bit between your fingers and place while your hand is no more than an inch away from the rice (criss cross patterns are traditional), or you can just dust the entire top with the cinnamon.
  9. Serve at room temp, but refrigerate uneaten portion.
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Steph
Steph
For anyone interested this recipe can also be done all in an Instant Pot. 1. Cook rice and water on Porridge setting for 20 mins 2. Quick release 3. Turn on Saute feature, 4. Add milk, sugar, keep mixing for 20 mins 5. Turn off Instant Pot, add two whole beaten eggs while mixing quickly 6. Pour into serving dish, garnish with cinnamon and let settle for a few minutes before serving
5 months ago, Saturday, June 11, 2022
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Edward Junior
Thank you Steph. 🙂
5 months ago, Saturday, June 11, 2022
Dana
Dana
Just made this, and I am in heaven. A taste of my childhood! I substituted soya milk for the whole milk and 1/2 cup of honey for the white sugar. It turned out fantastic. Than you Eddie for posting so many wonderful and authentic recipes.
6 months ago, Thursday, May 19, 2022
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Edward Junior
Glad to hear Dana, enjoy. 🙂👍
6 months ago, Thursday, May 19, 2022
Martha
Martha
Could you use Brown rice?
7 months ago, Saturday, April 23, 2022
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