Fry bacon drain and place in separate bowl. If you are unfamiliar with red rice the red color and delicious flavor come from the annatto seed or achoti a-tsow-tee in the CHamoru language.
Its a very simple recipe that can be made in less then 30 minutes.
Chamorro red rice with bacon recipe. Once rice is cooked Add 1 tablespoon butter mix rice and let sit. Wash rice add oil and achote powder. Making sure to combine the seasonings.
Traditional favorite Chamorro recipes from Guam and the Mariana Islands. Over medium heat add onion to the bacon drippings and fry until tender about 4-5 minutes. Cook for 2 minutes.
Drain the seeds and save the red-ish water. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. My go-to recipe for red rice is to cook it in the rice cooker.
Stir in the garlic green onions and carrots. Drain the seeds reserving the liquid. Simmer covered on low heat.
Transfer to a rice cooker pot thats at least a 10 cup cooker. In a separate bowl. Rinse the rice as required draining out any excess water.
Soak achiote seeds in water until it is a dark red. Guam Chamorro Island Favorites 671 Guam Recipes Dededo. In a bowl wash the rice until the water runs clear.
I use two packs of achoti powder and I sauté the achoti powder in the oil with onions garlic and then add the rice and mix until the rice is coated and becomes translucent. Cook and stir until the rice is hot then sprinkle with soy sauce. Add water or Chicken stock additional flavor Add onions peas and bacon to the mix.
Put rice bacon and onion in the pot and add the achiote. If you dont have any saved bacon fat substitute with olive or vegetable oil. Stir in the cooked rice a cup at a time coating well with the grease.
Combine the rest of ingredients. I love this recipe because its quick and I can freeze thaw and reheat perfect red rice for many meals ahead. Place in rice cooker.
Put the rice and red-ish water in a rice cooker or pot. In a large frying pan fry bacon until crispRemove bacon and set aside. If going the pot method allow the rice to boil down until the water is almost gone.
Place the rice into your rice cooker pot. Chamorro cooking island style Guam red rice recipe is flavored with achote or annatto seeds. Nov 14 2018 – Explore Dawn Maries board red rice on Pinterest.
See more ideas about cooking recipes chamorro recipes island food. This recipe for Red Rice is similar to Spanish rice except its origins are from the Pacific Islands. Cook for 2 more minutes.
If using a rice cooker set it to cook and leave it be. Soak the achiote seeds in water for about 30 minutes until the liquid is a dark rich red. Guams CHamoru red rice is a must have at barbecues fiestas an.
Into the pot add the Dashida bacon fat black pepper garlic and achote powder. Salt and pepper to taste. Then I add my homemade chicken broth for added flavor.
18174 likes 503 talking about this. It is so delicious that way and it also keeps the rice from sticking together too.