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"Paella" Fried Rice
From Champaign, OH
<p>Remember you absolutely cannot make delicious rice using freshly cooked rice.Cook the rice a day or 2 ahead of making this recipe. Use a long grain rice and cook according to directions on the package. You will need 4 cups of cold cooked rice. You could also purchase the cooked rice from a chinese restaurant.</p> <p>The chorizo sausage is hard to find. Oakview Farms carry ground chorizo in a 1 lb. pkg. I the whole pkg. I have also substituted the chorizo for ground sweet Italian Sausage. However you do not get the same flavor or color that the spices of the chorizo gives to the dish.</p>Source: Gourmet Magazine March 2000 (Entered by Charlene Stapleton)
Serves: This will serve 6 to 8 people easily.
Step by Step Instructions
- heat oil in a 12" non stick skillet over moderate heat until hot but not smoking, then cook the cumin seeds and red pepper flakes, stirring for 1 minute.Add onion, and bell peppers and cook, stirring, until softened. Add chorzio and saute' over moderately high heat, stirring until the dausage begins to brown, about 3 minutes. Add rice crumbling it. Saute' stirring until until some grains begin to turn golden brown., about 3 minutes. Add peas and saute' stirring just until peas are heated through.Remove from heat and stir in seeds and cilantro. Preparation time from to stop time 35 minutes.
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