Making arroz is a staple in Latin culture. Whether a side dish to your grilled chicken mole or part of your rice with eggs breakfast in the morning, it’s a star component to your everyday meals.
Now, if you don’t know how to make a perfect version of arroz – don’t feel intimidated. Mastering rice comes with practice and patience. Maybe you won’t get it right the first few times, but once you get the hang of it, it will be as easy as riding a bicycle.
Today, we will dive into mastering how to cook arroz rojo – also known as Mexican rice or red rice. While this signature dish appears easy for those who’ve done it a million times, we’ve tapped into my beloved suegra to help ease the process for those of us learning how to cook on our own terms.