Filipino Rice

                            (Teri Wisdom)

     

Arroza A La Filipina

Serving Size:6-8

                 

                  Quantity Ingredients

                  2cups                   sweet rice, washed and drained

                  2cups                   white rice, washed and drained

                  8cups                   water

                  3tbl.                    Veggie oil

                  3                       cloves of garlic, crushed

                  2lbs.                    chicken, cut into bite size pieces

                  1medium                onion, diced

                  3                       chopped Tree Tomatoes

                  1Cup                   Chicken Broth

                  2medium                green bell peppers, sliced into thin

                                          Strips

                  1tbl.                    Annatto seeds soaked in ¼ cup water                                           for30 min.

                  4tbl.                    Raisins

                  1tsp.                    salt

                  1/2tsp.                        pepper

                  3                       hard cooked eggs

                 

 

Procedure:

1) Cook Rice

2) Heat oil in large pot,sauté garlic till light brown. Add chicken and brown.

3) Add onions and tomatoes andcook until onions are soft.

4) Add the chicken broth, cover,and simmer for 8-10 min. or when the chicken is tender.

5) Remove seeds from water andstir in veggies for the orange color. Be sure to not add seeds.

6) Add the cooked rice, raisins,salt and pepper and mix well.

7) Cook 10 minutes more,stirring occasionally to prevent burning.

8) Garnish with egg halves.