No matter what you call it, rice is a versatile dish

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No matter what you call it, rice is a versatile dish

Margery Poitras

No matter what you call it, rice is a versatile dish

Margery Poitras
Christmas Rice

Serves 4-6
1 small onion, diced
1 tablespoons canola oil
2 cups basmati rice
1 teaspoon cumin
½ teaspoon Mexican oregano
1 clove garlic, minced
2½ cups chicken broth, or water
1 cup canned, diced tomatoes
1 teaspoon salt
1 cups frozen peas
4 scallions, chopped
¼ cup chopped cilantro
1 tablesppon Lime juice
Sauté onion in canola oil in a medium pot that has a fitted lid. Add the rice, cumin, oregano and garlic and cook until aromatic, less than a minute. Add the chicken broth, tomato and salt. Stir, cover and cook for 20 minutes over medium-low heat. Remove from heat, pour peas on top of rice, cover again and let rest for 5 minutes. Add the scallions, cilantro and lime juice, and stir to combine all. Serve hot.

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