Arroz Verde

Mexican rice dish



Prep time

20 minutes

Cook time

30 minutes

This Mexican dish is the perfect way to take your rice to the next level and try something new at the same time.


30g spinach, finely diced
50g coriander, finely diced
50g jalapeños, roughly chopped
1 brown onion, diced 
3 cloves of garlic, crushed 
300g long grain white rice
350ml milk
350ml  chicken stock
1 lime, quartered

olive oil


1. Combine the spinach, coriander, and milk in a large container and set to one side.

2. In a large pan, add the oil over a medium heat, then add the rice and fry for 1 minute.

3. Next add the onions, garlic and jalapeños and fry for a further minute. 

4. Now, add the milk mix and stock. Mix through evenly.

5. Bring the mix to the boil then reduce to a low heat and add the lid. 

6. Cook for around 20 minutes, or until the rice is cooked, add extra water if needed, then serve with the lime.

Chef’s tips

Try to keep the lid on as much as possible once the stock has gone in to ensure the best results.


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