Brazilian Christmas Rice

By: Sheila Reynolds

This Brazilian Christmas Rice recipes is guaranteed to impress. If you are attending a cultural dinner, then you will need to come up with a tasty and colorful dish. This rice dish brings fruits and champagne together in a beautiful display. Surprise the guests with your ability to create a dish from another country to make the cultural fair complete. The dish is easier than it looks, and can be made in less than an hour.


150g sultanas
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
375g white rice, rinsed well
Salt to taste

500ml boiling water
250ml Champagne
125g dried apricots
1 carrot, grated
1 tablespoon butter
6 tablespoons chopped sun-dried tomatoes

The ingredients will have your mouth watering, and this video tutorial will walk you through the process.

For other rice dishes:  Rice Recipes