Sicilian Rice Recipe

Step 1

Bring a large saucepan of salted water to a boil.Put a plate on top of the pan,covering the water,lay the anchovy filets on the plate,and mash with a fork.They will dissolve smoothly with the heat.When anchovies are disolved,remove the plate,Add the rice to the water,and cook until tender about 45 to 55 minutes..

Step 2

Meanwhile,in a small saucepan,saute the onion in 2 tabls.of olive oil.When the onion is golden and soft,sprinkle the vinegar over it,and allow it to evaporate for 2 minutes.Add the wine,lemon juice,mustard,dissolved anchovies and tomato paste.Mix carefully then seive once to make a smooth sauce.

Step 3

Drain the rice and spread it out on a warmed serving platter.Pour the sauce over it and sprinkle it with salt and pepper.While the rice cools slightly fry the tomato cubes quickly in the remaing 3 tabls. of olive oil for 1 minute,then mix in the olives and marjoram.Pour them over the rice and sauce.Then serve.

Things You'll Need

  • 2 Anchovy filets
  • 1 1/2c Long grain rice
  • 1 Onion,finely chopped
  • 5tb Olive oil
  • 1tb White wine vinegar
  • 2/3c White wine
  • 3 Lemons for juice
  • 1/2ts Mustard
  • 1/2ts Tomato paste
  • 1 Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 Tomatoes seeded cubed
  • 1/3c Black olives pitted
  • 1pn Dried marjoram

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