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A delicious Portuguese spicy rice cooked to perfection in the instant pot and served with the piri piri chicken of your choice.
Preparation time:
5 min
Cooking Time:
10 min
Ready In:
15 min
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy

Portuguese Nandos Style Spicy Rice Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Nandos Style Spicy Rice Recipe

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Posted in: Side Recipes
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
3 out of 5 with 12 ratings
Views: 15865


Instant pot200g or 7oz of risotto rice3 tbsp of homemade nandos marinade3 medium garlic clovesΒΌ red pepperHandful of green peas2 limes (juice and rind)1 veggie OXO cube1 tbsp of olive oilPinch of saffron1 tbsp of parsley1 tbsp of coriander1 tbsp of thymeSalt & pepper (to taste) * Get Portuguese ingredients & stuff Get Portuguese ingredients and other stuff at Amazon.com


  • Mix the marinade with the OXO cube and a cup of warm water and place it in the bottom of the Instant Pot with the saffron. Mix it with the rice and place the lid on your Instant Pot.
  • Set the Instant Pot to sealing and cook for 10 minutes on the rice setting.
  • While the rice is cooking peel and dice your red onion. Peel your garlic cloves and thinly slice the garlic. Dice the red pepper and remove the seeds.
  • In a medium sized pan on the hob cook the red pepper, green peas, garlic, red onion with a little olive oil, until it has some colour.
  • Add the rind and the juice from the lime and stir well.
  • When the Instant Pot beeps manually release pressure and give it a quick mix with a wooden spoon. Add to your Instant Pot rice your cooked ingredients from your pan.
  • Stir the ingredients into the rice along with the rest of your seasonings.
  • Mix well, taste and if needed add extra salt and pepper before serving.
  • Enjoy.
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