Cuban Style Yellow Rice
Cuban Style Yellow Rice. Rice gets its yellow color from annatto seed powder and paprika. Yellow rice is a staple in the Caribbean because of its color and flavor.
- 1 cup Rice
- 1 onion (Small , finely chopped)
- ⅛ tsp Annatto seed (powder)
- ¼ tsp paprika
- ½ cup Green Peas
- to taste Salt Pepper (&)
- Rinse and drain rice.
- Combine rice, 2cups of water, onion, annatto powder, paprika, salt and pepper in a saucepan. Bring the mixture to a boil.
- Lower the heat, cover and simmer for 15~20 minutes or until all of the water is absorbed and rice is tender. Stir in the peas 5~7 minutes before the rice is completely cooked through. Turn off the heat and let it rest for 5~10 minutes before serving.