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Greek Rice - Arroz a Grega

Lori
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup uncooked rice
  • 2 cups chicken broth or stock
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/3 cup onion chopped
  • 1 medium garlic clove diced
  • 3 tablespoons chopped carrots
  • 2 boxes raisins 1 ounce each
  • 3 tablespoons frozen peas thawed
  • 3 tablespoons diced sweet peppers diced
  • Salt

Instructions
 

  • Start by chopping the carrots and onions and dicing the peppers and garlic.
  • Heat a pan on medium and add the olive oil,
  • Add the chopped and diced items and sauté just until the onion is opaque.
  • Add the rice and cook for about a minute.
  • Then add the chicken broth.
  • Add salt to taste at this point.
  • Then bring to a boil, cover and reduce the heat to low.
  • Cook until the liquid has been absorbed and the rice is loose and tender, about 20 minutes.
  • Halfway through the cooking process, add the raisins and peas.
  • Stir to distribute, then cover and continue cooking the rice.
  • Serve hot.