Green Rice

posted by Linda in San Diego 06-05-98 1:44 PM 

Green Rice 
2 cups White rice 
1 can Serrano chiles or 2 fresh chiles, seeded and diced 
2 Cloves garlic 
2 Sprigs cilantro 
3 Bell peppers, seeded/diced 
1 Onion 
1/4 cup Oil 
1/4 cup Parsley 
1 tsp. Salt 
2 cans Chicken broth 

Soak the rice in a bowl of hot water for 15 minutes.  

Rinse the rice thoroughly with cold water, then drain well and set aside.  

In a blender, puree the chiles, garlic, cilantro, bell peppers, onion, and parsley.
Heat the oil in a Dutch oven and fry the rice until it is golden brown. 

Add the puree and salt to the rice and cook the mixture for 5 minutes. 

Pour the broth over the rice. 

Cover and steam the rice for 20 minutes over low heat until the broth is
absorbed and the rice is done. 

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