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Guam Red Rice
from: Pam

My girlfriend who lives in Guam gave me this recipe.

SERVES 4

  • 2 tablespoons achiote seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups rice

Soak achiote seeds in 1/2 cup warm water for 30 minutes. Add salt. Using a spoon press the achiote seeds to get color. Strain liquid into a pot big enough to hold all the ingredients, bring to a boil.

Saute onions in oil.

Add rinsed rice to the boiling achiote colored water. Reduce heat to medium-high for five minutes or until water evaporates. Reduce heat to low, coer pot and cook for 15 more minutes.