Mexican Green Rice : Full Recipe


Can’t Stop Eating This Rice! Have you ever had green rice? It’s basically a simple rice pilaf in which you brown the rice first by frying it with a little oil. Then you mix in a purée of chiles and herbs, add stock, cover and cook. The following recipe is loosely based on a somewhat more involved recipe for arroz verde by Diana Kennedy. A classic Mexican side, the green comes from poblano chiles, parsley, and cilantro.

Mexican Green Rice
Mexican Green Rice

So, let’s know about the ingredients of this recipe.
Ingredients :

1 1⁄2 tablespoons olive oil

2 garlic cloves, minced

1 medium yellow onion, diced

2 poblano peppers, roasted, seeded, peeled &, chopped

2 cups water

1 jalapeno chile, seeded &, minced

1 cup white rice

1 teaspoon ground cumin

3 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped

1⁄2 teaspoon salt

2 cups chopped fresh spinach

1⁄4 teaspoon black pepper

2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped

Directions :

Warm up oil in saucepan over medium heat.

Cook and budge onion, chilis and garlic for 5-7 minutes.

Add water, parsley, cumin, salt and pepper; bring to a simmer over medium-high heat.

Stir in rice, cover, and cook at medium-low for 10-12 minutes.

Stir in cilantro and spinach; cook on low until rice is tender (4-5 minutes.) Remove from heat, fluff rice, and let stand for 5-10 minutes before serving.

Now you have the delicious recipe about Mexican Green Rice. Thank you.

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