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Arroz Guacho - Sticky Rice

Cooking Time: 1 hour Yield: 8 servings Level: Intermediate


1 lb lean short pork ribs, cut into 1-inch cubes
1 lb uncooked long grain rice, rinsed and dried
3 teaspoons vegetable oil
1 roll cilantro, chopped
1 clove garlic, crushed
1/2 cup red bell pepper, chopped
1/2 cup onion, chopped
Salt and pepper to taste


Heat vegetable oil in a saucepan over medium high heat. Add pork ribs and stir for three minutes. Add water to cover two inches above pork ribs. Bring it to a boil until pork is tender. Add cilantro, garlic, red bell pepper, onions, salt and pepper and stir. Add uncooked rice and more water so that there is one inch above pork level, stirring occasionally to avoid scorching until rice is cooked.

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