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Spanish Yellow Rice with Cod Fish

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  Boiling water 4 Cup (64 tbs) (In A Pot)
  Sofrito 3 Tablespoon
  Recaito 3 Tablespoon
  Alcaparrado 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Tomato sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Frozen peas and carrots 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt cod/Bacalao 1⁄2 Pound (1/2 Pack)
  Sazon/Culantro and achiote 2 Ounce (2 Envelopes)
  Dried cilantro 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Chicken bouillon 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1 Teaspoon
  Red pepper flakes 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Long grain rice 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 3 Tablespoon

In the pot full of boiling water add in Salted Cod fish and let boil for 10 minutes, drain and rinse with cold water. Then taste-if the cod fish is a little salty, move on to the next step, if very salty, repeat boilding water, add fish and boil for 10 more minutes, drain, rinse and taste. Shred fish with fork and set aside. You should have about 1 cup of shredded cod fish. In a pot where you cook rice, pour in oil- once oil is hot, add in sofrito, recaito- cook for about 1 minute, then add in Alcaparrado, tomato sauce and shredded cod fish, cook on medium/high heat for about 5 minutes. After 5 minutes add in all spices and mix in well. Pour in rice and saute for about 1 minutes- mixing spices, cod fish and rice together. After 1 minute add in water and give a quick stir. Place temperature on high. When water boils add in peas and carrots. Once rice dries up lower temperature to the lowest setting and add a lid. Let cook for 25 minutes -- DO NOT TOUCH POT OR RICE FOR 25 MINUTES!! After 25 minutes uncover and turn rice. Shut off heat. Let sit for 5 more minutes and serve. ENJOY!!!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Rice, Cod
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 758 Calories from Fat 167

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g28.1%

Saturated Fat 1.7 g8.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 30.4 mg10.1%

Sodium 6512.9 mg271.4%

Total Carbohydrates 120 g39.9%

Dietary Fiber 2.5 g9.9%

Sugars 0.8 g

Protein 27 g53.7%

Vitamin A 55.8% Vitamin C 23%

Calcium 14.6% Iron 29%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Spanish Yellow Rice With Cod Fish Recipe Video