Cajun Rice Recipe (Rice Bliss in Every Bite)

by Anne Carter

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Course: Side Dish Cuisine: American Prep Time:10minutes  Cook Time:25minutes Resting Time:15minutes Total Time:50minutes Calories: 198kcal Author: Anne Carter

Savory Cajun Rice Recipe

– Chef's Knife – Large Skillet – Garlic Press – Peeler


– ⅓ cup unsalted butter –½ green bell pepper seeded and diced – ½ red bell pepper seeded and diced – ½ yellow onion diced – 3 ¼ cup low-sodium chicken broth – 1 ¼ teaspoon Kosher salt


– 1 teaspoon garlic powder – ½ teaspoon ground thyme – ¼ teaspoon black pepper – 1 teaspoon ground paprika – 1 bay leaf – 1 ½ cup long-grain white rice


1. In a saucepan over medium-high heat, melt butter. Make sure it doesn't burn. 2. Once butter's melted, toss in diced peppers and onions. Stir and sauté for 5-7 mins until they're nice and soft.


3. Add chicken broth, salt, garlic powder, thyme, paprika, pepper, and a bay leaf. Let it all come to a lively boil. 4. Throw in the rice, give it a good stir, and cover it up with a lid. Lower the heat to keep it simmering.


5.  Let it simmer for 20-25 mins. Your rice should be cooked just right – tender and delicious. Take it off the heat, cover, and wait for 10 mins. 6. Grab a fork, fluff up the rice, and serve. Dive into the goodness of your homemade Cajun Rice – it's that simple and that tasty! Enjoy!


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