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Brazilian-Style Rice

Once you try this Brazilian-style rice, you’ll never go back to plain steamed rice again!

Junea Rocha
Brazilian rice

serves 4

Ingredients

• 2 Cups of long-grain rice
• 4 Cups of water
• 2 T of olive oil
• 1 Onion, peeled and chopped
• 2 Cloves of garlic, peeled and minced
• 1 t of salt

Preparation

STEP 1

Rinse rice in a strainer until water runs clear; set aside.

STEP 2

Boil water; set aside.

STEP 3

Heat oil in large pan over medium heat, add onion and garlic, sauté until translucent.

STEP 4

Add rice, stir for 5 minutes. Pour in hot water and bring just to a boil. Immediately reduce temperature, cover, and simmer on low for 20-25 minutes so water can be absorbed.

STEP 5

Remove from heat and sprinkle with salt. Serve hot.