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arroz misto

Mixed rice

Rice is a very versatile ingredient that can be combined with many other foods to create delicious dishes. Mixed rice is a popular option that combines meat, vegetables and spices to create an explosion of flavors on your plate. In this article, we share a complete recipe for mixed rice so you can prepare it at home and surprise your friends and family.

Ingredients for mixed rice:

  • 2 cups of white rice
  • 1/2 onion chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 red pepper chopped
  • 1 chopped green pepper
  • 1 grated carrot
  • 1/2 cup peas
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 pound pork cut into small cubes
  • 1/2 pound peeled shrimp
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon saffron
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
Arroz Mixto
Mixed rice

Instructions for preparing mixed rice:

  1. In a large pot, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic, and sauté until soft.
  2. Add the pork and cook for about 5 minutes until golden brown.
  3. Add the shrimp and cook for another 3 minutes or until pink.
  4. Add the peppers, carrot and peas to the pot and cook for about 5 minutes.
  5. Add the rice and mix everything well.
  6. Add the chicken broth, salt, cumin and saffron. Mix everything well.
  7. Reduce the heat to medium-low, cover the pot and let cook for about 20 minutes or until the rice is cooked and the liquid has evaporated.
  8. Turn off the heat and let sit for about 5 minutes before serving.

This is a delicious and easy to prepare dish that combines meat, vegetables and spices to create an explosion of flavors on your plate. With this complete recipe, you can prepare a mixed rice at home that will surprise your loved ones and will be a perfect option for any day of the week.

Enjoy!

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