Source: Make Casa do Frango’s African-inspired green rice

Portuguese “African” Rice

Course Side Dish
Cuisine African, Portuguese
Keyword Rice
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 people


  • 1 onion small, peeled and sliced
  • 1 red chilli diced
  • 1 clove garlic diced
  • 150 g carolino rice cooked, or risotto/paella rice
  • 20 g frozen peas
  • 10 g parsley roughly chopped
  • 40 g oyster mushrooms roughly torn into stripsv
  • 1 tsp tarragon leaves roughly chopped
  • 20 ml white wine
  • 10 g mushroom ketchup or miso paste
  • 5 ml lemon juice
  • 30 ml olive oil


  • Heat olive oil in a (preferably non-stick) frying pan.
  • Add the sliced onion and sauté until translucent.
  • Add oyster mushrooms and sauté for 1 minute to give a little colour.
  • Add the diced red chilli and garlic. Sauté for a further 1 minute.
  • Add white wine and reduce. Add tarragon.
  • Add cooked rice.
  • Add mushroom ketchup.
  • Once all ingredients are piping hot, add peas and half of the parsley.
  • Garnish with lemon juice and remaining parsley.
Categories: Side Dish


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