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Mexican Green Rice

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Ingredients
  Long grain white rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), uncooked
  Vegetable oil 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Parsley sprigs 6
  Cilantro 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Romaine lettuce 3 Large
  Green chilies 2 , peeled
  Scallions 3
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Chicken broth 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
Directions

In a saucepan fry the rice in the oil over high heat until it is a golden color.
Drain off most of the oil.
Put in a blender the water, parsley, cilantro, lettuce, chilies, scallions and garlic.
Blend until smooth.
Add this mixture to the rice and cook over high heat until the rice is almost dry.
Add the chicken broth and salt to taste.
Cook on medium heat until small air holes appear in the surface of the rice, about 15 minutes.
Cover and cook another 5 minutes, then turn off the heat and let the rice continue cooking in its own steam for 20-30 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Steamed
Ingredient: 
Meat
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes

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