Tomato Rice

    35 min

    I sometimes add veg and some precooked chicken or sausage for a main meal, but it can be a side dish also. It goes nicely with BBQ/Grilled food, espcially fish, and with a little sour cream on top.

    Bedfordshire, England, UK
    11 people made this

    Serves: 2 

    • Portion of Long Grain Rice Per Person (Easy cook rice doesn't work well with this recipe)
    • Olive Oil (enough to coat rice plus a little extra)
    • 1 tbl Tomato Puree
    • Half tbl garlic puree (Can use 2 garlic cloves but it needs to be cooked first)
    • 1 tbl Lemon Juice
    • 1 tbl Dark Soy Sauce
    • Optional
    • Sundried Tomatoes
    • Chopped Tomatoes, without seeds
    • Chopped Fresh Coriander
    • Other quick cook or Precooked Veg
    • Precooked meats

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

    1. 1 - Cook rice through, then rinse under cold water to seperate grains.
    2. 2 - Heat oil in a wok/frying pan, preferably non stick. Once hot, add rice and stir to cover grains in oil to prevent sticking. If adding any precooked meats, add them now.
    3. 3 - Add tomato & garlic puree's (or cloves) and sundried tomatoes (plus any other quick cook or precooked veg). Stir in covering all the rice until red.
    4. 4 - Pour lemon juice and soy sauce over the rice. Stir in soy sauce, it should darken the rice.
    5. 5 - Stir in Coriander if using
    6. 6 - Judge on colour and taste. Add more soy or tomato puree if needed. It should be a medium to dark red colour
    7. 7 - If it looks like the rice is clumping together, stir in a little olive oil or butter
    8. 8 - After a few minutes heating with occasional stirring, serve up.

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