Recipe: Appetizing Portuguese Rice Pudding

Portuguese Rice Pudding.

You can have Portuguese Rice Pudding using 9 ingredients and 10 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Portuguese Rice Pudding

  1. You need 1 L of 3% (Homogenized) milk.
  2. Prepare 1 L of Water.
  3. Prepare 1/4 lb of Butter (unsalted preferably).
  4. You need 2 tsp of Salt.
  5. It’s of Sliced zest of small lemon (count pieces of zest to ensure that all are removed later).
  6. You need 1 1/4 cup of Arborio or Carolina Rice, soaked in water.
  7. It’s 1 cup of + 3 TBS white sugar.
  8. Prepare 6 of Egg Yolks.
  9. You need of Cinnamon (for garnish).

Portuguese Rice Pudding step by step

  1. Cover with water and soak the rice in a small bowl (not the same water as below) and set aside..
  2. Combine milk, water, butter, salt and lemon in a large pot. Be sure to count pieces of zest to ensure that all are removed later..
  3. Bring contents of pot just to a boil using medium heat..
  4. When milk boils drain the rice from step one and add it to milk..
  5. LISTEN VERY CAREFULY – IMPORTANT STEP!!! Stir a couple of times to mix then leave on LOWEST heat WITHOUT STIRRING until rice grains come to the top of liquid, it will look almost solid. This takes at least 1 hour and maybe longer depending on the kind of rice used. Test to see that the rice is soft. If not, leave a bit longer..
  6. Remove pieces of lemon zest..
  7. Add Sugar and stir pot for 2 to 3 minutes to dissolve.
  8. Lightly beat and add 6 egg yolks.
  9. At this point start stirring constantly until mixture thickens and looks creamy, about 5 minutes..
  10. Pour into a large heatproof dish or several smaller dishes, sprinkle with cinnamon and let cool..