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arroz verde

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

This Mexican Holiday rice is adapted from Aida Gabilondo's Mexican Family Cooking-1986.

★★★★★ 2
serves 4 servings
prep time 5 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For arroz verde

  • 1 sm
    white onion, peeled and quartered
  • 2 md
    poblano chiles, deveined, seeded and quartered
  • 3 clove
  • 1 c
    fresh cilantro
  • 2 c
    chicken stock
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 c
    long grain white rice
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil

How To Make arroz verde

  • 1
    Place onions, chiles, garlic, cilantro and 1 cup stock in a blender. Blend, strain and season with salt and pepper. --- Rinse and drain rice. Heat oil in a heavy pot over medium-low heat. Add rice and sauté, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes. Add sauce and remaining 1 cup stock. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Remove pot from heat, but keep covered, allowing rice to cook for another 10 minutes.