Milk rice (Arroz con leche) Recipe

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A very traditional Dominican dessert

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Servings: 4


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  • 2 ½ cups of milk
  • 2/3 cup of rice
  • 1/3 cup of sugar
  • 2 cups of water
  • ¼ spoonful of salt
  • ¼ cup of raisins
  • 1 slice of lemon shell (3 inches)
  • 1 piece of cinnamon bark
  • 1 spoonful of butter
  • Powdered cinnamon to serve


  1. Take the rice, cinnamon and salt and water to the fire. Cook for 10 minutes or until the rice dries off. Take a 4th of the rice and blend with the milk, sugar, mix with the other part of the rice. Add the lemon shell.
  2. Cook on medium fire until it thickens while constantly moving. Add the raisins, cook 5 more minutes. Move away from the fire, add butter and serve with the powdered cinnamon.
  3. What you see in the corner is the flavorful concon of milk rice! (the part that burns on the bottom and the best of it)


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 337g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 311  
Calories from Fat 56 18%
Total Fat 6.24g 8%
Saturated Fat 3.56g 14%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 76mg 3%
Potassium 342mg 10%
Total Carbs 57.09g 15%
Dietary Fiber 1.0g 3%
Sugars 31.01g 21%
Protein 7.52g 12%
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