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How to make Portuguese rice.
Preparation time:
10 min
Cooking Time:
30 min
Ready In:
40 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Rice Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Rice Recipe

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Posted in: Side Recipes
Fri, Nov 13, 2015
4 out of 5 with 32 ratings
Views: 43041


1⁄4 cup canola oil1 yellow onion, finely chopped3 garlic cloves, minced3 cups long grain white rice, washed and drained4 cups boiling water1 bay leaf2 medium tomatoes, chopped1⁄2 teaspoon salt * Get Portuguese ingredients & stuff Get Portuguese ingredients and other stuff at Amazon.com


  1. In a 4-quart pot, heat the oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the onions and garlic and stir-fry until golden.
  3. Add the rice and cook, stirring constantly, until slightly toasted and fragrant, 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Add the water, bay leaf, tomatoes and salt and bring to a boil.
  5. Cover and reduce the heat so that the rice just simmers.
  6. Cook undisturbed until tender, about 20 minutes.
  7. Remove from the heat and let stand covered without stirring for 10 minutes.
  8. Fluff with a fork, discard the bay leaf, and serve.
Recipe & Photo Credit: Emeril Lagasse, foodnetwork.com
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Rich - 7 Days ago
What Portuguese person uses canola oil??? Olive oil ✅

It's not my recipe but I respect the author choice. My wife is a great Portuguese food cook and she doesn't always use olive oil on rice.
7 Days ago (+1) (-0)

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