Arróz de cachaça (Brazilian rum rice)


    This is a beautiful Brazilian side dish recipe for rice cooked with a shot of cachaça, Brazil's sugar cane rum.

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    Makes: 6 porções

    • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
    • 4 bay leaves
    • 50ml olive oil
    • 12 cherry tomatoes, chopped
    • 370g rice
    • 1L hot water
    • salt to taste
    • 3 tablespoons cachaça (sugar cane rum)

    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. In a large saucepan, sauté the garlic and bay leaves in olive oil. Add the tomatoes and then the rice, stir together. Pour in the hot water, season with salt and cover the pan.
    2. When the rice is halfway ready and the liquid begins to dry, add the cachaça and finish cooking it with the lid on.

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