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Guam Red Rice

ToveTove Wickstrom

A Guam staple, brings memories of great Fiesta’s

servings:Makes 8 servings
total time:
15 min


  • 4 oz bag of Achiote seeds
  • 2 cup rice washed
  • 4 slices bacon chopped
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil


  • 1

    Soak Achiote beans in warm water in a small bowl, for about 5 minutes rub the beans, water should turn orange.

  • 2

    Heat the oil in a saucepan and saute bacon and onion, add rice, the sifted achiote seed water and enough water to cook rice(1 inch above rice). Cover and steam until rice is cooked.


Great with BBQ



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