Guadalajara Cilantro Rice
Very hot tap water
1/4 C. chicken stock base
4 Tbsp. unsalted butter
1/2 C. each, diced: red and green bell peppers
1/4 C. chopped cilantro leaves
In mixing bowl, add 1 quart very hot tap water to chicken base. Mix well with a wire whisk. Add dissolved chicken base mixture to soaked rice; stir well. Place rice, uncovered, in 350-degree oven 15 minutes. Melt butter in a microwave-safe container. Remove rice from oven and add butter to rice; mix thoroughly.
Cover rice and return to 350-degree oven 15 minutes. Meanwhile, combine bell peppers in mixing bowl and cover with very hot tap water. Set aside to soften. Remove rice from oven. Drain water; rinse softened peppers thoroughly with hot water. Add peppers to rice; mix thoroughly. Add cilantro and hold at serving temperature