Arroz con gandules. Tastes like the arroz con gandules I've had in Puerto Rican restaurants without all the msg! Fried plantains (platanos) were an excellent accompaniment for this dish! This was okay if you don't know what arroz con gandules is supposed to taste like..
This Arroz con Gandules recipe only needs a few essential GOYA® pantry staples, so your family can make Arroz con Gandules for celebrations all year round. A traditional Puerto Rican dish, arroz con gandules is rice cooked with green pigeon peas. This orange-hued dish is full of flavor from the herby, peppery sofrito and pairs nicely with stewed chicken, pork, or red beans. You can cook Arroz con gandules using 10 ingredients and 1 steps. Here is how you achieve that.
Ingredients of Arroz con gandules
- It’s of Sofrito.
- Prepare of Bacon.
- It’s of Diced ham.
- You need of Goya culantro and tomatoes based.
- It’s of Green olives.
- Prepare 2 cans of gandules.
- It’s of Salt.
- It’s leaf of Plantain.
- It’s of Short grain rice (publix).
- Prepare of Anato.
Don't worry if the bottom layer burns a bit as you finish cooking the rice–this crispy layer is called pegao and is one of the best parts of the dish! Arroz con gandules freezes very well, so make a big batch and portion it into storage bags for a quick weeknight side dish. To reheat, transfer into a microwave safe bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Microwave for a few minutes, stirring occasionally until the rice is hot & fluffy.
Arroz con gandules instructions
- Mix sofritos with bacon and ham. Pour in both cans of gandules including the liquid. Add 2 cups of water. Put leaf on top. Cook medium.
Bacon, onions and sazon seasoning are also used. The gandules add a nice floral accent. If you want a traditional authentic rice dish from Puerto Rico then here is the dish to try. Arroz con gandules is the typical Puerto Rican rice dish with pigeon peas. Arroz Con Gandules It's easy – give it a try.