Rice is a staple ingredient in Caribbean cooking. Here are the top sought after rice recipes from the Caribbean islands.
This savory rice and bean dish is popular in Cuba. There are as many variations of this recipe as there are Cuban cooks. Here is my simple, yet very tasty version.
Rice and beans are staple foods in Latin Caribbean Food. This recipe combines yellow rice with pink beans, but you can make this recipe with any type of bean you like.
3. Trini Pelau
Trini Pelau is an iconic dish of pigeon peas, meat or chicken that is cooked with fresh herbs and coconut milk. The entire dish is flavored and colored with Burnt Sugar.
Yellow rice is served in virtually every Latin culture. This simple recipe includes corn to the mix in order to dress it up a little and it goes well with just about any meal.
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.