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How to make Spanish white rice using Vitarroz or other brands
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Quick easy steps -
"Vitarroz Rice Dish Recipe - add’s to any dinner meal for 2 or more"
1 1/2 - cups of water
1 - cup of rice
1 - Teaspoon of salt
3 - table spoons of vegetable oil
1 - tablespoon of butter or margarine or dairy substitute
(simply double or triple the portions of initial ingredients as you see fit for a much larger group of people).
1 pot to boil the rice
1 bowl to clean rice
1 wooden stirring spoon
How to cook the rice:
1- Place one cup of rice into a bowl
2- Using your hand (make sure they're clean), rinse out the rice thoroughly with water & drain.
3- After cleaning rice prepare your pot for a brief frying of the rice with 3 table spoons of vegetable oil, place the heat on medium flame (make sure not to overheat the oil).
4- Place the rice into the frying oil in the pot, stir frequently for approximately 1 min or when rice looks like its slightly golden.
5- Immediately place a cup & a half of water into the pan & add the salt.
6- Let the rice get to a boil with the flame set on high.
7- Reduce flame to the lowest setting after rice reaches a complete boil.
8- The rice shall cook for about 30mins or less.
9- Check rice after about the first 20 mins or so to see if its sticking to the bottom of pan.
10- If so it’s an indicator that it may have cooked to quickly, at this point you can taste it for softness and texture.
11- For added texture and smooth taste add 1 teaspoon of butter, margarine or healthy diary substitute.
12- The Rice should be ready to serve
Note: every cup of rice you need a cup & a half of water that should help you remember each time if you don’t have the recipe at hand, good luck & it takes a few times to get the right balance of texture & softness. You never want to overcook the rice or undercook it. Enjoy!