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Make this Tonight - "A Mexican-Inspired Game Day Meal"

5
Prep Time
(Minutes)
45
Cook Time
(Minutes)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup parsley leaves, chopped
  • ½ cup cilantro leaves and tender stems, chopped & lightly packed
  • 2 poblano chilies, roasted, peeled, seeded, and roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons white onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and roughly chopped
  • ½ cup water
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 ½ cups long-grain white rice
  • 2-3 cups chicken stock
  • kosher salt, to taste

Steps

  1. In a blender, add parsley, cilantro, poblanos, white onions, and garlic with ½ cup water. Blend until somewhat liquid or smooth depending on your preference.
  2. Heat olive oil in a heavy-bottomed pan.
  3. Rinse the rice and add it to the oil. Toast for several minutes until rice is golden (about 5 minutes.)
  4. Add blended ingredients to the rice and cook the liquid out.
  5. Add the chicken stock and bring to a simmer. Season with salt to taste.
  6. Cover the rice, reduce the heat to low, and cook for about 15 minutes.
  7. Turn heat off and let sit for 20 minutes to steam. Serve.