How To Make Arroz Rojo At Home

The Mexican Arroz Rojo (red rice) is the recipe for today. The flavors, spices, and style of cooking are what make this recipe different. This recipe has a dominating flavor of tomato. This makes it even more delicious.

This recipe not only has good flavors and taste but is nutritious too. It has various ingredients that are good for health and have many beneficial effects on your health. The garlic and peanut oil used in this recipe is very healthy for the body.

To make Arroz Rojo, heat oil in a pan and saute rice, garlic and onions in it for 2 minutes. Now, add the chicken broth, tomato paste and salt in it and mix them well. Cook the rice for about 30 minutes. Remove the pan from heat and let them rest for sometime. Your Arroz Rojo is ready to serve!

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Ingredients for Arroz Rojo

Peanut Oil2 teaspoon
Long Grain White Rice1 cup
Garlic2 cloves
Onion (chopped)1 medium
Tomato (chopped)2
Tomato Sauce1 can
Chicken Broth1 ¼ cups
Chili Powder2 teaspoon
Salt½ teaspoon

How Much Time It Will Take?

Preparation timeCooking timeTotal time
10 minutes30 minutes40 minutes

Arroz Rojo Recipe

Arroz Rojo recipe
  1. Take a large and heavy saucepan and heat oil in it.
  2. Add the rice, garlic and onions and sauté them for about 2 minutes until they are translucent.
  3. Now, add the chicken broth, tomato paste and salt in it and mix them well.
  4. Let the mixture boil and reduce the heat to low once it boils. Wait until the rice is cooked. It will take about 30 minutes.
  5. Now, remove the pan from heat and let it rest for 5 minutes. Then, garnish with some coriander and serve immediately.

Nutritional Breakdown of Arroz Rojo

Protein4.2 g
Carbohydrates37.2 g
Fiber2.9 g
Fat6.1 g
Cholesterol4.9 mg
Iron2.6 mg
Calcium34.9 mg

How to Make Arroz Rojo at Home | Video

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