Free Recipe Arroz Mejicana (Mexican Rice)

Recipe Type: M Recipes

Recipe Preparation: boil

Cooking Ingredients for Arroz Mejicana (Mexican Rice) Recipe

2 Cloves Garlic, Peeled
1 sm Onion, Peeled & Quartered
1-1/2 c Long Grain White Rice
4 tb Bacon Fat (Drippings)
1 md Mild Green Chile – Roasted
& Peeled
1/2 Carrot Cut Into 1 Chunks
3 c Chicken Stock
3 Threads
1 tb Tomato Paste
1 lg Tomato
1/2 ts Salt
1/4 ts Pepper
2/3 c Cooked Green Peas
1 tb Parsley, Minced

Arroz Mejicana (Mexican Rice) Preparation

Use the metal blade of the food processor – drop the garlic through the feed tube with the motor running.Add the onion, Pulse to chop. Sautee the garlic, onion and rice in the oil, stirring constantly, until the rice is lightly browned (about 3 minutes). Remove from the heat. Seed and stem the chili pepper. Place in the workbowl of the food processor along with the carrot. Pulse to chop coarsely. Add to the skillet along with 1/3 of the stock. Simmer 4 to 5 minutes. Bring the remaining stock to a boil in a saucepan. Add the saffron and tomato paste. Use the shredding disk of the food processor to pulp and peel the tomato. Add the tomato pulp and the boiling stock to the skillet. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Cover. Simmer for 15 to 20 minutes. Uncover. Add the peas. Add additional stock if the rice seems dry (DO NOT STIR THE RICE). Cook uncovered until the rice is tender (about 5 minutes). Add salt and pepper to taste. Fluff the rice gently with a fork just before serving. Garnish with minced parsley. Recipe By : (Joel Ehrlich)

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Recipe Serves: 6

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