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Arroz con Leche sabor a Mandarina

Tangerine Rice Pudding (Sabor a Mandarina Arroz con Leche)

Erica Dinho
5 from 16 votes
Course Dessert
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 cup rice rinsed
  • 3 cups water
  • Pinch salt
  • Rind of 1 tangerine
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 31/2 cups whole milk
  • 1 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Grated tangerine zest for garnish


  • In a large saucepan over high heat, combine the rice, water and salt and bring to a boil.
  • Add the tangerine rind, cinnamon sticks and reduce the heat to medium-low and cook uncovered, stirring once or twice, until the rice is tender, 30 to 35 minutes.
  • Remove the tangerine rind and cinnamon sticks. In a medium bowl mix together the milk, vanilla and condensed milk. Pour the mixture over the rice, stir, and reduce the heat to low. Cook for about 20 minutes more stirring occasionally.
  • Set aside to cool slightly or refrigerate. The rice pudding can be served warm, at room temperature, or cold. To serve: Spoon the rice pudding into bowls and garnish with tangerine zest.
Keyword Rice Pudding
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