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Cookup Rice
Guyanese Classic Recipe
1/2 lb. cooked meat
1/4 lb. salt meat, if desired
1 lb. (2 cups) rice
4 1/2 cups water
1 onion
1-2 tomatoes
2-3 blades chives
Thyme and Parsley
1/2 tsp. salt (more if no salt meat is used)
1/2 tsp. pepper
2 Tbls. oil or drippings
1 heaped tsp. brown sugar


Wash and soak the salt meat and prepare the seasonings.

Heat the oil, add the sugar, and fry until it bubbles. Add the seasonings, fry till golden brown.

Cut the salt meat into neat pieces, and add to seasonings with water, rice, and salt. Put to boil.

Remove the skin and bones from the cooked meat, cut into neat pieces, and add to the rice when it is nearly cooked. If desired, add a dollop or two of butter before dishing up.

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Recipe Origin: Guyana
Submitted by:
Wayne Moses
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