Arroz Rojo (Mexican Red Rice)

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated September/October 2004

'Arroz a la Mexicana' promises bright flavor and a pilaf-style texture, but it rarely delivers.

SERVES6-8 as a side dish

TIME55 minutes

Arroz Rojo (Mexican Red Rice)

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Our perfect Mexican rice recipe had to be rich but not oily and moist but not watery; furthermore, it had to boast clean, balanced flavors and tender, perfectly cooked rice. We produced superior grains by rinsing the long-grain white rice a...

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