*  Exported from  MasterCook Mac  *
 
                              El Mirador Rice
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soup                             mexican
                 Rice
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      3/4  cup           long-grain rice
                         lemon juice
    2      tablespoons   oil
    2                    tomatoes -- ripe, chopped
    2      medium        green bell pepper -- chopped
    1      clove         garlic -- minced
    1      tablespoon    chicken stock base
    1      cup           hot water
    2      teaspoons     cumin -- ground
      1/4  teaspoon      salt
                         freshly ground pepper
 
 Cover rice with hot water. Add squeeze of lemon juice and let soak for 5 minutes.
Drain thoroughly in colander.
 Heat oil in large skillet with tight fitting lid. Add rice and saute until
golden. (note - this takes about 10 minutes and you really have to keep stirring
to keep it from burning) Stir in tomatoes, peppers and garlic and saute 5
minutes. Add chicken base disolved in water, and seasonings. Reduce heat, cover,
and simmer for 15 minutes.
 *Do not remove lid while rice is cooking.
 Fluff with fork.
 
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 Per serving: 118 Calories; 5g Fat (36% calories from fat); 1g Protein; 19g
Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 97mg Sodium
 
 NOTES : This is the rice for the Chicken Soup El Mirador