Monday, July 4, 2011

Spanish Style Yellow Rice

*I made this for 4th of July for our mexican theme. It's great paired with Black beans, with a little cilantro and Serrano peppers.

Spanish Style Yellow Rice
4 cups previously cooked & cooled Jasmine rice

2 cups previously cooked & cooled Basmati rice

Olive oil for browning/sautéing

3-4 medium cloves of garlic chopped

1 medium white or yellow onion

½ cup chopped scallions

1 chicken bouillon cube

2 teaspoons Hungarian or regular Paprika

2 teaspoons butter (for previously cooked & heated rice)

1 cup chopped fresh cilantro

1 teaspoon turmeric

1 can Rotel

Nature’s Seasoning

Heat previously cooked rice in microwave, stir in butter and set aside. Sauté onions and garlic till golden brown. Add scallions. Add Rotel and other spices. Add chicken bouillon. Remove from heat & add to jasmine rice.  Stir well. Add cilantro. Toss gently & then add basmati rice. Mix lightly. Serve.

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