Wednesday June 19th 2019

Rice with Crab – Arroz con Jaibas

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Recipe: Rice with Crab – Arroz con Jaibas

Summary: This Mexican Rice Recipe Uses Crab, Onion, Garlic, Tomatoes and Bouillon


  • 3/4 cup long grain rice

  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1 8-ounce can tomatoes, cut up
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons instant chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 Bottled hot pepper sauce
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 1 7 1/2-ounce can crab meat, drained, broken in chunks, and cartilage removed or 1 7-ounce package frozen shelled shrimp, cooked
  • 2 tablespoons dry sherry


  1. In skillet cook rice, onion, and garlic in oil over medium- low heat, stirring occasionally, till rice is golden brown.
  2. Remove from heat.
  3. Add water, undrained tomatoes, bouillon granules, salt, and a few dashes hot pepper sauce.
  4. Cover and simmer about 15 minutes or till most of liquid is absorbed.
  5. Stir in peas; cook 5 minutes more.
  6. Stir in crab or shrimp and sherry; heat through.

Quick notes

Makes 4 servings.

Cooking time: 15 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 4

Culinary tradition: Mexican

Rice with Crab - Arroz con Jaibas, 4.0 out of 5 based on 1 rating
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