Quick and Easy Recipes

How to: Easy & Delicious Portuguese Rice Recipe

This Portuguese Rice Dish pairs well with chicken or fish.

As far back as I can remember, this rice dish has been a part of our family gatherings. Not only is it yummy, but affordable and an easy way to feed many people. I don’t know about you, but I often struggle with preparing the perfect side dish, and this one has been proven to be a success in our home. I hope you enjoy it as much as we do!


  • 1 cup long-grain white rice
  • ¼ cup green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ small carrot, chopped
  • Handful frozen peas
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped
  • ¼ cup red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 small cooking onion, chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1-2 chicken bouillon cubes
  • ¼ cup red wine
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 cups cold water
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Watch me make this recipe below. I post weekly videos on my Youtube page – Homeheartnsoul. If you enjoy this video, be sure to SUBSCRIBE to my Youtube channel.

Thanks so much for stopping by!


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