Authentic Mexican - Arroz Roja

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Um Safia

Published for ZWT III. "A zesty red rice flavored with red chile sauce. A great side dish for tacos, enchiladas and burritos"

Top Review by Dr. Jenny

Made this last night as a side to our dinner and it was so hot that we threw the whole batch away (and we like things spicy). Perhaps there is a type of Mexican red chile sauce that would have been more mild. I had an Asian one that I used.....If you are using an Asian red chile sauce, you will want to cut the sauce way back.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Saute garlic, onions and red chile in oil over medium heat for about 1 minute. Add in the rice and stir frequently until rice begins to brown.
  2. Add in the chicken stock and chile sauce and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat and bring rice to slow simmer. Cook for 18-20 minutes without removing the lid.

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