Total time: about an hour
Yield: 4 servings
1/2 cup diced spanish onion
1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
1/2 cup diced green bell pepper
5 bacon strips chopped (not smoked)
1/4 cup olive oil
3 cloves garlic, chopped
1/2 8 oz can of peas
2 cups chicken broth
2 cups uncooked rice
1 teaspoon Bijol powder
1 tablespoon of my Adobo mix
1 teaspoon salt
- In a frying pan brown the bacon and then add the onions, peppers, and olive oil and cook for about a minute. Add the chopped garlic and cook an additional minute.
- Take 2 cups of chicken broth and pour into a large covered pot. Add the cooked onions, peppers, bacon, the rice, Bijol, and my Adobe mix. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer until rice is fully cooked (about 40 minutes).
- Shut off the burner. DO NOT TAKE THE LID OFF FOR 15 MINUTES!
- Take the lid off the rice and lightly fold the rice and add the peas. Cover and let sit for another 2 to 3 minutes. Uncover and serve.