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Cindy's Yellow Rice

Rated as 4.44 out of 5 Stars
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"This is an easy yellow rice."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 253
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Bring water to a boil in a saucepan. Add rice, onion, olive oil, turmeric, garlic powder, black pepper, and salt. Cover the saucepan, reduce heat to low, and simmer until water is absorbed and rice is cooked, about 20 minutes. Fluff rice with a fork.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 253 calories; 7.1 42.8 3.8 0 587 Full nutrition

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A great starter foundation to build upon but a little nondescript as is. It needed a little pizzazz. I sautéed chopped red and green bell pepper with some red onion (instead of dried onion) a...

Most helpful critical review

The texture and color of the rice was great. The flavor, however, needs some work. I would suggest using chicken broth instead of water, and dialing back the turmeric to 1/2 tsp. and the peppe...

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A great starter foundation to build upon but a little nondescript as is. It needed a little pizzazz. I sautéed chopped red and green bell pepper with some red onion (instead of dried onion) a...

This is my recipe, I wanted to substitute the vigo brand yellow rice leaving out all the preservatives. I often substitute fresh onions and garlic maybe throw in some peppers into this dish, ho...

This was a hit! I added everything to my rice cooker! Fresh chopped onions included and it turned out beautifully! Will make this again!

I started with this recipe as the base. From my experience I could tell ti needed more spice to get that real yellow rice taste. I added a packet of Goya Sazon and also 1 tsp of Adobo seasoning...

This is such a great basic yellow rice recipe! I love it just as it is. However,I did add the red onion and sweet bell peppers this time as naples34102 suggested and then I added 1 tsp of oregan...

I made this but used low sodium vegetable stock instead of water and left out the salt. It was amazingly yellow and pretty darn tasty!

Great way to make the packaged "yellow rice" at home without all the fake ingredients! We like this with tacos.

I sauteed some onion and red pepper which I added to the rice & water. Used garlic powder, salt, pepper... It came a beautiful color and it was certainly easy.

This was really a good basic side dish. My grandson kept saying it was his favorite kind thinking it was saffron rice. Next time I will use chicken stock for the water for a little more flavor. ...