Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Cowboy rice - Cowboyris


A really cowboy inspired rice dish with red beans, corn and bacon. Flavour to your liking!

4 to 5 servings

Long-grained rice for 4 persons
water, salt
1 onion
6 slices bacon
1 can red beans, 14 oz
1 can corn, 12 oz
good 1/3 cup chili sauce
½ to 1 tsp powdered chili
½ to 1 tsp dried oregano or thyme
salt, pepper

fresh thyme or oregano

Boil the rice according to package instructions. Chop the onion and fry the bacon until crisp in a hot frying pan. Cut it in pieces. Sizzle the onion in the bacon fat and blend in the red beans, corn, chili sauce, powdered chili and thyme or oregano and simmer slowly for about 5 minutes. Flavour to taste with salt and pepper.

Place the rice on a serving dish and pour the bean mixture over it. Sprinkle with bacon in pieces. Decorate with some fresh herbs and serve.






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