<%option explicit%> Mexican White Rice for Ordinary Days (Microwave)

Mexican White Rice for Ordinary Days (Microwave)

Recipe By : Patricia Wriedt - Mexico City - pwriedt@spin.com.mx

1 cup Rice
2 cups Water
2 tablespoons Vegetable oil or less
1 tablespoon Dry chicken broth
3/4 cup Additional ingredients *

* Any of this ingredients or mixed, fresh or canned peas, Celery chopped, onion mushrooms, corn, carrot chopped, chicken livers previously cooked, potatoes in cubes, poblano slices, red pepper slices. Or any leftovers you would like to try.

Clean the rice without water only check that it do not have little stones Put the rice in one container for microwave and add the oil, stir on it. Let fry two minutes in high and even if the microwave go around open the door and stir the rice, put it other two minutes until it gets a little brown color and looks transparent, if it happens until two minutes only do it for one minute. Add the water and the vegetables or things you want to put on it, add also the chicken broth dried and salt if needs. Put the rice cover in the microwave for 20 minutes in the power control number 5. Let stand 5 minutes and then stir it and serve.

Tip: be carefull if the vegetables have water, do not add more water in any case.

Variations: Can add tomato sauce for to make it red, in this case use 1/2 cup of tomato sauce or puree instead 1/2 of the total amount of water.

Patricia Wriedt

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