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Crongri

America, Central: Spanish/Cuban

My name is Stephanie Roth. 3rd prd.
Crongri is a rice that comes from Cuba. I picked this rice because it has been in my family for a very long time. My grandfather "Chico" is from Cuba and since we were little kids he got us used to eating a lot of cuban foods especially Crongri.We usually eat this on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and for July 4th. I picked this recipe because it has been in my family for a long time, it's good to eat, and it's easy to make.

Ingredients

The ingredients are Olive Oil, chopped bacon, green onions, bell pepers, cilantro, oregano, garlic, and beef broth. You need 3 frying pans and one big pot. Black beans too.

Preparation

Put the olive oil in the frying pan. Then chop the bacon, bell pepers, green onions, cilantro, oregano, and garlic. After that, you mix it all up and fry it. When the bacon is crunchy, add two cups of Uncle Ben's rice or it depends on how many people are being served. When the rice is fried, add three cups of black beans. Stir and mix. You can take the black beans juice and put it into the rice. If there isn't enough juice add water and the beef broth. This should all be in the big pot by now. Then you close the pot and wait 25 to 30 minutes. When the rice is nice and fluffy, it's ready to eat and serve.

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