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Arroz Antioqueno

Antioqueño Rice (Arroz Antioqueño)

Erica Dinho
5 from 27 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Main dish
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 622 kcal


  • 1 cup white rice
  • 2 ½ chicken stock
  • ¼ cup chopped white onions
  • 1 scallion chopped
  • 1 medium tomato chopped
  • ¼ cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 garlic clove chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 chorizos sliced
  • ¼ pound bacon cut into small pieces
  • ½ cup frozen corn
  • 1 15.5 oz can pinto beans, drained and washed
  • 1 sweet plantain peeled and diced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • Avocados for serving
  • Salt and pepper


  • In a medium pot over medium heat, add the olive oil, chorizo and bacon. Cook for about 5 -7 minutes or until the bacon and chorizo are well browned.
  • Remove the chorizo and bacon from the pot using a slotted spoon and place them on a plate to cool.
  • Add the onions, tomato, scallion, red pepper and garlic to the pot where you cooked the meats. Cook for about 10 minutes or until the onions are translucent.
  • Add the rice and stir for 2 minutes, then add the chicken stock and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low, add the salt and pepper. Cover and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile in a small skillet, heat the butter and add the plantains. Cook for about 6 minutes, stirring occasionally. Set aside.
  • Add the corn, beans, chorizo and bacon to the rice. Stir, cover and cook for 10 minutes more. Add the cilantro and plantain then mix well and serve with avocado on top.


Calories: 622kcalCarbohydrates: 60gProtein: 10gFat: 39gSaturated Fat: 16gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 61mgSodium: 748mgPotassium: 468mgFiber: 3gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 1394IUVitamin C: 36mgCalcium: 39mgIron: 2mg
Keyword arroz paisa, rice recipes
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