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Rice with Caramelized Onions (Arroz con Cebolla al Caramelo) |mycolombianrecipes.com

Rice with Caramelized Onions Recipe

Erica Dinho
5 from 13 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 429 kcal


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup onion thinly sliced
  • 1 clove of garlic thinly slice
  • 2 cups long grain white rice
  • 3 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • In a medium pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onions, sugar and garlic and cook about 5 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Add the rice, stir with a wooden spoon to coat well, and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add the broth and salt bring to a boil, stir and decrease the heat to low.
  • Cover and cook for about 20 minutes or until the water is absorbed and the rice is tender.
  • Remove from the heat and let rest for 5 minutes.


To store: Transfer the rice to an airtight container. Store it in the refrigerator for up to 4 days, and simply reheat it in the microwave before serving.


Calories: 429kcalCarbohydrates: 80gProtein: 8gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gSodium: 1233mgPotassium: 309mgFiber: 2gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 4IUVitamin C: 16mgCalcium: 47mgIron: 1mg
Keyword arroz, Colombian recipes
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