Okinawan Taco Rice

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Appears in Cook's Country June/July 2023

How one Okinawan created an enduring take on a Tex-Mex classic—and why you should be making it at home.

SERVES4

TIME35 minutes

Okinawan Taco Rice

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Matsuzo Gibo created taco rice in 1984 to cater to U.S. Marines stationed in Okinawa, Japan, and the delicious, satisfying, and affordable dish has since flourished, becoming hugely popular and an essential addition to Okinawan cuisine. (Le...

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