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Tasting Delicious Arroz Tapado, Peruvian Rice on Top dish, You’ll love It

Hey, did you try Arroz Tapado recipe? This amazing dish have white cooked rice like main ingredient. It combines ground beef, olive, raisins, boiled egg and carrots in a perfect way. Its taste is delicious. This meet juicy sauce give an orange color to white rice and awesome flavor. The best, you can prepare this plate so easily and quickly.

The Peruvian rice on top comes from the north of Peru, even though in many places of South America have this kind of rice recipe very similar preparation. As I told you this dish is a very simple and quickly recipe you won’t get any trouble to make this You can use several kind of meats and seafood also.

The rice came to America by the Spaniard conquest. Spain was influenced by Turkish and Arabs in use of rice, and them came to America whit them. Even Though paella is made with small grain rice call “bomba” due small and almost circle aspect. In Peru is common use a medium grain size. May be this grain was introduced by Chinese people on 19th century.

Types of Rices in the world

However, all of them are grouped by type of rice, into three broad categories:
Long grain, medium grain and cut grain. Then, according to the industrial process to which they are subjected, they appear on the market according to their degree of elaboration: cargo or integral, white, parboiled, quick or pre-cooked, etc.

Now let me show you the Peruvian rice on top recipe:

Arroz Tapado – Rice on Top

Yields5 Servings
Prep Time30 minsCook Time35 minsTotal Time1 hr 5 mins

INGREDIENTS

 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

PREPARATION

1

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.

2

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.

3

Chop peel tomato in fine pieces and set aside.

4

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.

5

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.

6

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.

7

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.

8

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

Photo by CHIMI FOTOS

Ingredients

 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

Directions

1

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.

2

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.

3

Chop peel tomato in fine pieces and set aside.

4

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.

5

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.

6

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.

7

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.

8

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

Arroz Tapado – Rice on Top

When serving garnish with parsley. It can be served with french fries or a salad, or Ketchup and others kind of Peruvian sauces.

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