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Arroz Tapado – Rice on Top

Yields5 ServingsPrep Time30 minsCook Time35 minsTotal Time1 hr 5 mins

 6 cups Pure water
 3 cups Uncooked white rice
 Salt at taste
Sauce Ingredients
 2 Boiled egg
 ½ cup Water
 1 tsp Vegetable Oil
 1 tsp Aji amarillo diced
 1 medium red onion diced
 4 garlic cloves, chopped
 Salt and pepper at taste
 ¾ tsp ground cummin
 3 tsp oregano chopped
 1 lb lean ground beef
 ¼ cup green peas
 5 ½ tsp Fresh cilantro Chopped
 1 Tomate diced
 ¼ cup Carrots diced
 ¼ cup Black raisins

If you have a electrich rice cooker pan put the ingreients and cook it your rice. If you do not have a rice cooker pan use this method: Bring the rice and 6 cups of water to a boil in a saucepan over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the rice is tender, and the liquid has been absorbed, between 20 to 25 minutes.


Boil the egg for 6 minutes, remove from the heat and let the egg stand in the hot water for 15 minutes. Peel eggs once cold. Chop the egg and set aside.


Chop peel tomato in fine pieces and set aside.


Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat, and cook and stir the onion, garlic, aji amarillo, cumin, black pepper, and oregano until the onion begins to translucent, 8 to 10 minutes; add chop tomato, and simmer for 5 more minutes, stirring often.


Mix in the ground beef and carrots, and cook until the meat is no longer pink and the carrots are tender, about 10 minutes. Break the meat up into small chunks as it cooks. Mix in the chopped hard-cooked egg, peas, and raisins.


To assemble the Arroz tapado (rice on top), oil a plastic bowl (at least 1 cup size) and press cooked rice into the bottom to fill 1/3 of the bowl. Layer about 3/4 inch of meat mixture over the rice, and top with more cooked rice to fill the bowl.


After that, With an oiled hand, gently press on the rice to compact the mixture; place a serving plate on top of the bowl, flip, and turn out the rice and meat-filled form.


Repeat with remaining ingredients. Garnish with sprinkles of cilantro, chopped tomato. And enjoy

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 280gr

Servings 0