Rice O' Brien
Recipe type: Side Dish
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Serves: 4
Cooked rice is stir fried with peppers, onions, and olives in this simple and delicious side dish that is a great accompaniment to any meat dish. For added flavor, cook the rice in chicken broth instead of water. Cook"s note: 1 cup of rice cooks perfectly in 1 can of broth.
  • 2 cups cooked rice (White or Brown)
  • ¼ cup butter (or coconut oil)
  • ½ teaspoon salt (optional)
  • ½ cup chopped bell pepper
  • ½ cup sliced green onions
  • ½ cup sliced black olives
  • ¼ cup diced pimentos (optional)
  1. Melt butter in deep skillet.
  2. Add bell peppers, and saute until they are becoming tender.
  3. Add sliced green onions, and saute for 1-2 more minutes.
  4. Add sliced olives and saute for 1 minute, stirring frequently.
  5. Add cooked rice and stir fry until rice is heated through, the vegetables are well incorporated, and the rice is well coated with the butter mixture.
  6. Serve as a side to your favorite meat entree, or eat as a stand alone dish.
Recipe by Patty Cake's Pantry at http://www.pattycakespantry.com/cooking/rice-o-brien/