Spicy, rich, refined, aromatic and completely delightful, Arroz Verde is an ideal Mexican side dish that pairs perfectly with fish or fowl.
Arroz Verde

Arroz Verde
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Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Serves: 8
  • 1 onion; diced
  • 2 cloves garlic; minced
  • 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 Cup minced parsley
  • 2 Cups long-grain white rice
  • 4 1/2 Cups chicken stock
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 8 green onions; minced
  • 1/2 Cup minced cilantro
  • 3 1/2 ounces diced green chiles (1 small can)
  1. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, saute onion and garlic in oil until softened and translucent (3 to 4 minutes).
  2. Stir in parsley, rice, chicken stock, and salt. Cover and simmer over low heat until all liquid is absorbed (18 to 20 minutes).
  3. Remove from heat and stir in green onions, cilantro, and diced green chiles.
  4. Serve warm.
Tone down the heat in this rice dish by omitting the diced green chiles.

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