Arroz Verde (Mexican Green Rice)
Mexican Rice Recipe Ingredients
- 1 cup Spinach
- 1/2 cup Arugula ( or use more spinach)
- 1/2 cup Cilantro leaves
- 1 small onion
- 1 garlic, minced
- 1 small poblano chilies, seeded and chopped (leave the seeds in if you can take the heat)
- 1 cup long grain rice
- 1-1/2 to 2 cups water/vegetable stock
- salt to taste
1Wash the green together well.
2Blend them well along with the chilies with 1/2 cup water for few seconds or until smooth.
3Meanwhile saute the onions along with garlic in a skillet in 1 tsp oil. Add salt and cook until onions are soft - about 30-40 seconds.
4Add the rice and saute until rice is translucent.
5Add the blended mixture along with 1-1/2 cups of water/stock (or more depending on the quality of your rice). Stir well.
6Cover and cook for 8-10 minutes or until the rice is cooked.
7Fluff up the rice and serve hot.
Arroz Verde (Mexican Green Rice Recipe)
I served these garnished with few more cilantro leaves along with soft tacos and Mango salsa. I had used a medium poblano and there was heat to the rice. So the pairing with the salsa went extremely well...enjoy the Mexican rice recipe !
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