Free Recipe Rice with Chick Peas

Recipe Type: H Recipes

Recipe Preparation: boil

Cooking Ingredients for Rice with Chick Peas Recipe

1/2 lb Dried chick peas; picked
And soaked for 3 hours or
2 qt Water
1 Bay leaf
2 oz Salt pork; rind removed
1 lg Onion; finely chopped
5 Garlic cloves; finely
1 Yellow bell pepper; stemmed,
And finely chopped
3 oz Smoked slab bacon; rind
And cut into 1/4inch dice
1-1/2 c Long-grain white rice
1-1/2 ts Salt
1 ts Freshly-ground black pepper
1/4 c Dry sherry

Rice with Chick Peas Preparation

Drain the soaked chick peas and, in a large pot, combine them with the water and the bay leaf. Bring up to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer covered for about 2 1/2 hours, or until tender. Drain, reserving the cooking water, and discard the bay leaf. There should be 3 cups of liquid, if necessary, add some water to make up the amount. Heat a large ovenproof casserole over low heat and cook the salt pork, turning it over occasionally, for 4 to 5 minutes. Increase the heat to medium and add the onion. Cook for 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the yellow pepper, garlic, and bacon and cook for about 8 minutes more, until all the vegetables are softened. Tip the pan to the side and spoon off all but about 2 tablespoons of the fat. Add the rice and stir for about 3 minutes, until it is well coated with the fat and just beginning to brown. Add the salt, pepper, sherry, the reserved 3 cups cooking liquid, and the chick peas. Cook partially covered over medium-high heat without stirring until most of the liquid has been absorbed and small craters appear in the top of the rice, 20 to 25 minutes. Reduce the heat to low, stir the rice with a fork, and cover tightly. Cook for about 10 minutes more, until the rice is tender. Remove the salt pork and serve. This recipe yields 6 to 8 servings. Recipe Source: TOO HOT TAMALES with Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken From the TV FOOD NETWORK – (Show # TH-6254 broadcast 05-15-1997) Downloaded from their Web-Site – Formatted for MasterCook by Joe Comiskey, aka MR MAD – ~or- 09-26-1998 Recipe by: Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken Converted by MM_Buster v2.0l.

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Recipe Serves: 6

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