Brazilian White Rice

Brazilian White Rice

This Brazilian White Rice recipe is similar to the Spanish one, but it has a few extra ingredients. It’s an easy side dish that goes well with chicken or beef.
This Brazilian White Rice recipe is very similar to the Spanish one, only with just a few extra ingredients. This makes for an easy side dish that works well with almost any meat you choose!

prep: 15 mins cook: 30 mins total: 45 mins Servings: 8 Yield: 8 servings


2 tablespoons vegetable oil

2 tablespoons minced onion

2 cups long-grain white rice

1 teaspoon salt

4 cups hot water

2 cloves garlic, minced


Place the rice in a colander and rinse thoroughly with cold water; set aside.

Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook the onion in the oil for one minute. Stir in the garlic and cook until the garlic is golden brown. Add the rice and salt and cook and stir until the rice begins to brown. Pour hot water over rice mixture and stir. Reduce heat to low, cover the saucepan, and allow to simmer until the water has been absorbed, 20 to 25 minutes.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 201 calories; protein 3.4g; carbohydrates 37.5g; fat 3.7g; sodium 296.8mg.

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