Rice is a staple ingredient in Caribbean cooking. Here are the top sought after rice recipes from the Caribbean islands.
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Any special occasion meal in Puerto Rico would not be complete without Arroz con Gandules. Afterall, Rice with Pigeon Peas is Puerto Rico's national dish. This recipe is a rice and pea dish seasoned with sofrito and diced ham.
When you are looking for a rice dish that won't overshadow your other dishes, a simple plain white rice is acceptable and it's really simple to make.
7. Rice Pudding
Rice is a staple food in the Caribbean, so it's not surprising that it's prepared in many different ways. Rice pudding is one of my favorite desserts sweetened up with cinnamon, vanilla, sugar and evaporated milk.
Coconut rice pudding is a popular dessert in the Caribbean. It's so popular that it is sometimes served for breakfast. Here's a simple recipe for a tasty, creamy coconut rice pudding that starts with cooked rice.