This cheekily named -- and hard-to-resist -- dish is an easy way to update plain rice.From the book "Mad Hungry," by Lucinda Scala Quinn (Artisan Books).

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat a medium pot over medium-high heat and add the olive oil. When the oil is hot, add the onion and garlic. Cook and stir until translucent, 3 to 4 minutes. Add the rice and stir to toast it and coat it with the oil, about 90 seconds.

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  • Stir in the sun-dried tomatoes, tomato paste, and salt. Stir and cook to fully incorporate, about 1 minute.

  • Add the chicken broth. Raise the heat to high, bring to a boil, and lower the heat to allow the rice to briskly simmer until holes form on top of it, about 5 minutes. Reduce the heat to very low, cover, and cook for about 15 minutes, or until all the liquid is absorbed. Fluff with a fork and serve.

Reviews (2)

6 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: Unrated
04/03/2013
This recipe is really good. My husband and kids loved it. They ate it the next day. They never eat left overs.
Rating: Unrated
10/24/2011
Yum! This makes a great side dish for enchiladas or other Mexican fare.