Arroz Caribe

Caribbean-Style Rice

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Eating Cuban

By Beverly Cox and Martin Jacobs

Published 2006

  • About

Coconut milk, herbs, and spices give this rice a creamy texture and exotic flavor. It is a delicious accompaniment for grilled pork, poultry, or fish.


  • 2 to 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¾ cup finely chopped onion
  • tea


Place the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and sauté until translucent, 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in the salt, pepper, bijol, cumin, and cinnamon. Add the rice, raisins, and bell pepper and stir to coat with the oil.

Combine the coconut milk with enough hot water to make a total of c