A Delicious Twist on Arroz Con Maiz | White Rice with Corn Recipe

Are you in need of a budget-friendly yet tasty rice recipe for a busy weeknight dinner? Look no further! This unique twist on traditional arroz con maiz (white rice with corn) will take your taste buds on a delightful journey.

Looking for a budget-friendly, yet tasty rice recipe for a busy weeknight dinner? This arroz con maiz (white rice with corn) recipe is for you!

How To Make Arroz Con Maiz (White Rice with Corn)

Preparing this recipe is a breeze. Start by rinsing the white rice to ensure it’s clean. In a large pot, combine the rice, water, and a generous amount of salt over high heat.

Arroz Con Maiz| White Rice and Corn Recipe

Have you ever tried the spoon method? You know, the one where the spoon stands tall if the ratio of rice to water is just right? I must confess, I fail every time, but let’s blame the spoon, shall we?

Next, add a cup of sweet corn to the white rice mixture. You can use frozen, fresh, or canned corn (drained). It’s a personal preference!

Arroz Con Maiz| White Rice and Corn Recipe

For an extra burst of flavor, you can use a teaspoon of the “Better Than Bouillon” brand vegetable broth base. Alternatively, a chicken bouillon cube will work just as well. Mix it into the rice and corn mixture to elevate the dish’s taste.

Arroz Con Maiz| White Rice and Corn Recipe

Now, it’s time to add the seasonings and freshly chopped cilantro. Bring the mixture to a soft boil, ensuring you stir often. As the water evaporates, you’ll notice small pockets forming in the pot—ideal for achieving the perfect texture.

Arroz Con Maiz| White Rice and Corn Recipe

For the final touch, cover the pot with a tight-fitting lid. Reduce the heat to medium-low and let it simmer for 22-25 minutes without lifting the lid. After the timer goes off, turn off the heat and allow the arroz con maiz (white rice with corn) to sit for five minutes before fluffing it gently.

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Arroz Con Maiz| White Rice and Corn Recipe

Voila! Your arroz con maiz is now ready to be served. It’s a simple, tasty, and budget-friendly dish that will leave you craving more. Let me know what other recipes you’d like to see in the comments below. Until next time, buen provecho!

Arroz Con Maiz | White Rice with Corn Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of white rice, rinsed
  • 2 ½ cups of water
  • 1 teaspoon of Better Than Bouillon vegetable paste or 1 cube of chicken bouillon
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons of oil
  • 1 cup of corn
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. In a large pot, combine all the ingredients.
  2. Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring frequently.
  3. Once the water begins to boil and most of it has evaporated, cover the pot with a tight-fitting lid.
  4. Reduce the heat to low and let it cook for 20-25 minutes, or until the rice is tender.

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