arroz con pollo

noun
ar·​roz con po·​llo | \ ä-ˈrȯth-(ˌ)kȯn-ˈpōl-(ˌ)yō How to pronounce arroz con pollo (audio) , -ˈpō-(ˌ)yō \

Definition of arroz con pollo

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

Examples of arroz con pollo in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Dishes like mofongo, Spam with eggs and arroz con pollo make the most of very little and are beloved by many on the island. Soleil Ho, SFChronicle.com, "Fresh blood at Bon Appetit: What’s next after a year of racial tumult?," 2 Nov. 2020 Then there’s arroz con pollo: rice and chicken, the island’s ultimate comfort food. New York Times, "Finding Strength in Sofrito in Puerto Rico," 26 Oct. 2020 My tía creates her own version that includes arroz con pollo (chicken and rice) with a side of black or refried beans along with avocado salad and an egg for good fortune. Sonia Ramirez, Houston Chronicle, "How my tía and her Costa Rican dishes helped me heal after my mother's passing," 13 Oct. 2020 At lunch, there are pastelitos (meat pies) and chicharrones, sandwiches and sliders, arroz con pollo, shrimp ceviche and mushroom toasts. Ian Mcnulty, NOLA.com, "New Bywater restaurant Alma combines Honduran roots with next generation's vision," 6 Oct. 2020 For diners craving traditional Cuban cuisine, the menu carries classics such as ropa vieja and malanga fritters (a Cuban street snack), black bean soup and vaca fritas, arroz con pollo and lechon asado. Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, "When will Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar open on Fort Lauderdale’s Las Olas Boulevard?," 9 Sep. 2020 Comfort food itself can be a moving target, though, since one person’s mac ’n’ cheese is another’s shakshuka or another’s arroz con pollo. John Willoughby, WSJ, "Spring Books: Cooking," 16 Apr. 2020 There simply won’t be an arroz con pollo or fritatta that night if the chicken, rice and eggs are gone. Paul Stephen, ExpressNews.com, "Cooking with Paul: How coronavirus grocery shortages have changed the kitchen game," 21 Mar. 2020 Her recipes reflect her mixed heritage: arroz con pollo (Panamanian chicken and rice) and Bajan cou cou (cornmeal and okra), considered the national dish of Barbados. Sarah Henry, Washington Post, "A new wave of immigrant cookbooks celebrates America’s delicious diversity," 27 June 2019

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First Known Use of arroz con pollo

1901, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for arroz con pollo

borrowed from Spanish, "rice with chicken"

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10 Nov 2020

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“Arroz con pollo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arroz%20con%20pollo. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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