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Three-Cheese Caribbean Rice

Dairy Farmers of Canada
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  • Course Side Dishes
  • Prep. Time 15 mins
  • Cooking Time 25 mins
  • Yields 4 servings
  • Course Side Dishes
  • Prep. Time 15 mins
  • Cooking Time 25 mins
  • Yields 4 servings

It's common for artisinal cheddar cheeses to mature in caves.


Ingredients

2 tbsp ( 30 mL ) butter
2 garlic cloves, chopped
1 onion, chopped
1 green pepper, diced
1/2 cup ( 125 mL ) pineapple, diced
1 stalk of lemon grass, cut into 2-inch (5-cm) pieces or
Zest of half a lemon, cut into wide strips
Salt and ground pepper, to taste
1 cup ( 250 mL ) long-grain rice
1 2/3 cups ( 410 mL ) water
3 tbsp ( 45 mL ) rum (optional)
1 cup ( 250 mL ) black beans or
red kidney beans, canned, rinsed and drained
8 oz ( 225 g ) medium-sized raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 Italian tomatoes, seeded and diced
1/3 cup ( 80 mL ) jalapeno-flavoured Canadian Havarti, diced or shredded
1/3 cup ( 80 mL ) Old Canadian Cheddar, diced or shredded
1/3 cup ( 80 mL ) Canadian Gouda, diced or shredded

Preparation

In a saucepan, melt the butter and sauté the garlic, onion and pepper 3 to 5 min. Add the pineapple, lemon grass and rice. Salt and pepper. Add water and rum, bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.

Add the black beans, shrimp and tomatoes, and continue cooking for 3 to 5 minutes or until the shrimp are done.

Stir the rice well, season to taste and remove the lemon grass. Add the cheese, allow it to melt a little and serve immediately.

Tips

Suggestion: To enhance the flavour, sauted the shrimp in a little butter rather than adding them to the rice as it is cooking.

Note: You can prepare this dish in advance, but add the cheese just before serving.

Try it with Mozzarella, Provolone, Canadian Swiss, or other Cheddar, etc.

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It's common for artisinal cheddar cheeses to mature in caves.

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It's common for artisinal cheddar cheeses to mature in caves.

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Energy: 558 Calories
Protein: 27 g
Fat: 17 g
Carbohydrate: 68 g
Sodium: 904 mg
Fibre: 6 g
Calcium: 278 mg

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

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