Com Do (Vietnamese Red Rice)

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated September/October 2019

This umami-rich rice dish with tomato paste, soy sauce, and butter pairs perfectly with Shaking Beef (Bo Luc Lac).

SERVES4 to 6

TIME45 minutes

Com Do (Vietnamese Red Rice)

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Com do, or red rice, is an ultrasavory Vietnamese side dish. It's normally made as a fried rice by stir-frying precooked rice, but we made ours from scratch in one pot. To re-create the slightly drier texture of a fried rice, we held back a...

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