Costa Rican White Rice
This is the way my suegra used to make rice every day in Costa Rica.
SERVES 6 , 3 cups
- 1 cup long-grain white rice
- 1 tablespoon corn oil or canola oil or vegetable oil
- 1/2 carrot, diced small
- 1-2 garlic cloves, minced
Heat oil over medium heat.
Add garlic, but don't let it brown.
Add rice and cook for about 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Add 2 cups water, cook uncovered and get a strong boil going for a couple of minutes.
Add carrots and salt to taste, reduce heat to low and cover for 10 minutes.