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Creamy Rice with Poblano Chilies

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Category: Mexican, Rice

 Ingredients List

  • 4 c Water
  • 1 tb Butter
  • 2 ts Salt; or to taste
  • 2 c Parboiled rice
  • 2 tb Vegetable oil
  • 1 sm Onion; chopped
  • 1 Garlic clove; minced
  • 2 Poblano chilies; see note
  • 2 c Corn kernels
  • 1 1/2 c Crema Agria Preparada;
  • -recipe
  • 1/2 lb White Cheddar cheese;
  • -shredded


2 c Sour cream
1 sm Onion; finely chopped
1 Clove minced garlic
2 tb Cilantro leaves; finely
Salt; to taste

Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan over high heat. Add butter and
salt. When butter has melted, add rice and bring to a boil. Cover tightly,
reduce heat to very low and cook for 20 at minutes. Remove rice from pan
and spread on baking sheet to cool. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Heat oil
in a heavy skillet over medium-high heat until very hot but not quite
smoking. Reduce heat to medium, add onion and garlic and cook, stirring,
Until wilted, about 2 to 3 minutes. Add poblanos and cook, stirring, for 1
minute. Let cool, then combine with rice. Add corn, the Crema mixture and
shredded cheese. Pour mixture into a baking dish and bake until heated
through, about 30 minutes. Makes 6 servings.

Note: this recipe calls for 2 poblano chilies, roasted, peeled, seeded,
deveined and diced To prepare poblanos, scorch exterior over flame and
place chilies in paper bag for 20 minutes. Peel off skin. Remove stem,
interior seeds and veins. Dice. Allow about 30 to 45 minutes to do this.
NOTES : This dish is the most popular item at the restaurant in NYC
(recipe reprinted in Riverside PE 30 May 96)

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