arroz con pollo

noun
ar·​roz con po·​llo | \ä-ˈrȯth-(ˌ)kȯn-ˈpōl-(ˌ)yō, -ˈpō-(ˌ)yō\

Definition of arroz con pollo 

: a dish of chicken cooked with rice and usually flavored with saffron

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Puerto Ricans and Cubans are widely accepted to have the market cornered on arroz con pollo, and few Mexican restaurants outside of the even offer it. Meghan Overdeep, Southern Living, "How Latin America’s Arroz con Pollo Got Its Cheesy Southern Makeover," 9 Apr. 2018 The chicken in the arroz con pollo ($18) arrived both pan roasted and shredded but heavily salted, spoiling the overall experience. Lindsey Mcclave, The Courier-Journal, "Spanish flavors are bold (but imperfect) at this Louisville restaurant," 27 June 2018 Most recently, the friendly, spiky-haired host dropped by Tacos Chiwas to sample the smoked beef cheek barbacoa tacos, and Republica Empanada for a taste of the Cubano Empanada and classic arroz con pollo. Kellie Hwang, azcentral, "Foodie famous: Phoenix restaurants that have appeared on the Food Network, and other shows," 5 Sep. 2015 Customers step to the counter, point to the glass case and order guava pastelitos, arroz con pollo and Cuban coffee coladas. Carlos Frias, miamiherald, "Is this Cuban coffee Cafetera Ring the most-Miami way to ask her to marry you? | Miami Herald," 24 Apr. 2018 For those of you unfamiliar with the regional delicacy, ACP is a Southern take on arroz con pollo, a beloved Latin American dish consisting of chicken cooked on a bed of vibrantly seasoned rice. Meghan Overdeep, Southern Living, "How Latin America’s Arroz con Pollo Got Its Cheesy Southern Makeover," 9 Apr. 2018 The reaction is more subdued in rural mountain communities like Naguabo, where Mr. Andrés and his crew have been delivering supplies so cooks at a small Pentecostal church can make 5,000 servings of arroz con pollo and carne guisada every day. Kim Severson, New York Times, "José Andrés Fed Puerto Rico, and May Change How Aid Is Given," 30 Oct. 2017 The arroz con pollo, a big bowl of yellow saffron rice and chicken enhanced with chorizo and topped with slices of avocado, is simple and comforting. Heather Platt, Los Angeles Magazine, "First Bite: Tintorera Brings Mexican Seafood–and a Gorgeous Patio–to Silver Lake," 1 Sep. 2017 Since the arroz con pollo from the pivotal Moonlight diner scene isn't an ideal Oscars party food, go for cilantro-heavy guacamole that represents at least the garnish of the dish. Alyse Whitney, Bon Appetit, "Oscars Appetizers That We'd Award a Statue of a Strange Gold Man," 25 Feb. 2017

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First Known Use of arroz con pollo

1901, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for arroz con pollo

Spanish, literally, rice with chicken

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