Arroz con Leche with Tangy Strawberry Sauce and Candied Pecans
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Arroz con Leche with Tangy Strawberry Sauce and Candied Pecans

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Arroz con Leche with Tangy Strawberry Sauce and Candied Pecans is a flavorful and elegant version of one of the most popular desserts in the Latin world.

20 mins. to Prepare

50 mins. Cooking Time

120 mins. Standing Time refrigerating

190 mins. Total

Servings: 6 to 8 servings

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Directions

FOR TANGY STRAWBERRY SAUCE:
COMBINE
strawberries, sugar, lemon juice, grated lemon peel and cinnamon in medium saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes or until strawberries become soft and sauce is thickened. Cool at room temperature. Refrigerate for 2 hours.

FOR CANDIED PECANS:
BUTTER
baking sheet or large piece of foil.

COMBINE pecans and sugar in medium, heavy-duty skillet. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until sugar is melted and pecans are golden brown. Pour from skillet onto prepared baking sheet. Let cool. Break apart before serving.

FOR ARROZ CON LECHE:
HEAT
milk and cinnamon sticks in large saucepan over medium-high heat until it reaches a boil; remove cinnamon sticks. Reduce heat to medium-low; add rice. Cook, stirring frequently, for 15 to 20 minutes. Add sweetened condensed milk; cook, stirring frequently, for 15 to 20 minutes or until rice is tender and sauce is thickened.

SPOON Arroz con Leche into individual cups. Top with strawberry sauce and candied pecans. Serve immediately.
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