How to make Arroz Blanco -

A simple and tasty combination of rice and chicken.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Chicken mince , Rice (चावल)

Cuisine : Mexican

Course : Rice

You can also find more Rice recipes like Dal Khichdi Green Rice fried rice Goan Mussel Pulao

Arroz Blanco

Arroz Blanco Recipe Card


Mexico, wild and barren in the north and sultry and hot in the south, offers a cuisine that reflects the culture of the country – colourful, rich, invigorating and always, always festive! 
The most common impression about Mexican food is that it is hot and wholesome and has many similarities with Indian food. And like Indian cuisine Mexican is not one single cuisine but many. There is a feast of flavours for the food lover as the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific Ocean teem with fish, while the adjoining regions bloom with luscious fruit like pineapple and papayas. The high plateau yields wonderful vegetables and the north is cattle country…..and to bind all these in one single string are chillies…in every shape, colour and size, from the subtle to the strong, producing a signature to Mexican cuisine.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Arroz Blanco Recipe

  • Chicken mince 1/2 cup

  • Rice 1 cup

  • Onion chopped 1 large

  • Garlic chopped 2 cloves

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons

  • Chicken stock 3 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed white peppercorns 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and sauté until onions are tender. Add rice and chicken stock and bring to a boil. Add chicken mince, salt and crushed peppercorns and stir.

Step 2

Reduce heat, cover and simmer for fifteen minutes or until rice is well cooked and all the liquid is absorbed.

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