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Our Traditional Cuban Yellow Rice

Our Traditional Cuban Yellow Rice

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I have been on a Cuban food kick lately, just in case you couldn’t tell… black beans, pork, ham, and so much more but the real star of the show? Our Traditional Cuban Yellow Rice! You can see how great it looks, the subtle taste rocks out your meal without over powering it. I hope you like it as much as we do!

Our Traditional Cuban Yellow Rice

You will need:

4 Tbsp butter
1 1/2 cups long-grain white rice uncooked
2 tsp minced garlic
1 tsp onion powder
2 tsp ground turmeric
3 cups chicken broth
2 tsp . salt
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped

Directions:
In a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter
Add rice to the butter


Stir the rice until it begins to turn light brown
Add garlic, onion powder and turmeric
Continue to stir until well combined
Add chicken broth to the rice


Turn heat to medium-high and season with salt
Bring rice to a boil
Once boiling, turn heat down to low
Cover with a lid
Cook for 25 minutes
Remove from heat and add cilantro

Print off Our Traditional Cuban Yellow Rice recipe HERE:

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Yield: 6 servings

Traditional Cuban Yellow Rice

Traditional Cuban Yellow Rice

You can see how great it looks, the subtle taste rocks out your meal without over powering it.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1 1/2 cups long-grain white rice, uncooked
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp ground turmeric
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter.
  2. Add rice to the butter.
  3. Stir the rice until it begins to turn light brown.
  4. Add garlic, onion powder and turmeric.
  5. Continue to stir until well combined.
  6. Add chicken broth to the rice.
  7. Turn heat to medium-high and season with salt.
  8. Bring rice to a boil.
  9. Once boiling, turn heat down to low.
  10. Cover with a lid.
  11. Cook for 25 minutes.
  12. Remove from heat and add cilantro.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 133Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 23mgSodium: 1299mgCarbohydrates: 13gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 2g

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