Arroz Verde

Pat Duran


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


★★★★★ 2 votes

4 servings
5 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 small
    white onion, peeled and quartered
  • 2 medium
    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.

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About Arroz Verde

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Mexican

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