Go Back
Arroz Amarillo

Arroz Amarillo (Yellow Rice)

Erica Dinho
5 from 11 votes


  • 2 cups of uncooked long grain rice
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil or butter
  • 2 ½ cups water
  • ½ teaspoon of ground achiote or color
  • Salt to taste


  • In a medium pot, place the rice and add the water, achiote, oil and salt.
  • Bring to a boil for about 30 seconds, reduce the heat to low and cook for about 15 to 20 minutes or until the water is absorbed and the rice is tender.
  • Remove from the heat and let it sit for 5 minutes and serve.
Have you Tried this Recipe? Tag me Today!Mention @mycolombianrecipes and tag #mycolombianrecipes!