Arroz con Costra (Crusted Rice).

Misteri d’Elx (Mystery play of Elche) is taking place this month. It is a liturgical drama dating from the Middle Ages which is enacted and celebrated in the Basilica de Santa Maria in Elche. It commemorates the Assumption of Mary. If you have the opportunity to go don’t miss it! Now our job is provide you with a typical dish called
Arroz con Costra (Crusted Rice).
Enjoy! Que aproveche ….

(use a ceramic dish if possible)
Red sausage 3
White sausage 3
600 gr chicken or rabbit
150gr white pudding
150gr black pudding
1 Tomato
12 eggs
300 gr rice
1 stock cube

  1. Turn the oven to 200 degrees
  2. Chop the sausages and rabbit or chicken. Fry the sausages and set aside.
  3. Fry the rabbit/chicken and set aside.
  4. Grate the tomato and fry in the same pan
  5. Make stock and add to the pan with tomato. Add twice as much water than rice and cook for 20 minutes. Once boiled add the rice and cook for further 12min.
  6. Place the rabbit into the pot and when it has used some of the stock add the sausages.
  7. When the rice is done, beat the eggs, pour them over and immediately put in the oven for about 20 minutes, until the crust is golden brown.