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Panamanian Rice And Pineapple Chicha

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This recipe was sent to me by our friend Antonio Cabarr on YouTube. It is an excellent and refreshing drink, perfect for a hot day. It is also a great way to use up pineapple peels.
Ingredients
  Pineapple pieces 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cinnamon stick 1 Medium
  Simple syrup/Sugar and water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Evaporated milk/Regular milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon, grated
Directions

MAKING
1. In a pan place the pineapple peel, rice and cinnamon stick.
2. Cover it with water and bring to a boil. Cook until the rice is softened. Let it cool down completely.
3. In the blender put the cooked rice and peel, puree.
4. Pass the juice through a sieve and strain into a bowl.
5. Add the milk, syrup, vanilla and nutmeg. Stir well and pour into a pitcher.

SERVING
6. In a serving glass, serve the drink over ice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Panamanian
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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