How to Make Arroz a La Valenciana

This is a Nicaraguan style rice, similar to a jambalaya rice. It's delicious and kid approved 👍

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How to Make Arroz a La Valenciana Recipe
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Before making the rice, boil 2 chicken breasts in water with salt.

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This is the rice I use. Any jasmine rice or rice Overall will work.

This is the rice I use. Any jasmine rice or rice Overall will work.

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2 cups of rice.

2 cups of rice.

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Turn on stove to a low-medium high. I like to fry my rice so I add it To a pan like this. ➡

Turn on stove to a low-medium high. I like to fry my rice so I add it To a pan like this. ➡

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I add olive oil to the rice. I use enough oil So that all the rice is coated.

I add olive oil to the rice. I use enough oil So that all the rice is coated.

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Then you mix .

Then you mix .

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I started boiling 2 chicken breasts at the same time that I am making the rice.

I started boiling 2 chicken breasts at the same time that I am making the rice.

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Notice the color of the rice. Make sure you don't burn it! ➡

Notice the color of the rice. Make sure you don't burn it! ➡

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It should start to look white.

It should start to look white.

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Then add 4 cups of water, bring to a boil at simmer at a low-medium temperature. It should be done in about 20 Minutes. ➡

Then add 4 cups of water, bring to a boil at simmer at a low-medium temperature. It should be done in about 20 Minutes. ➡

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Now we have to prepare everything that will be mixed into the rice. Get your cutting boards!🔪🔪

Now we have to prepare everything that will be mixed into the rice. Get your cutting boards!🔪🔪

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🔪 Chop one whole onion, then set aside.

🔪 Chop one whole onion, then set aside.

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Next is celery, I used 5 stalks, you can use as much as you like.

Next is celery, I used 5 stalks, you can use as much as you like.

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All chopped up.

All chopped up.

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Carrots! Also cut up and use as much as you like and set aside

Carrots! Also cut up and use as much as you like and set aside

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In another pot (should be bigger) drop in about 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil. Then the onion, and then add butter, sauté it for a few minutes ➡➡

In another pot (should be bigger) drop in about 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil. Then the onion, and then add butter, sauté it for a few minutes ➡➡

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And now add garlic to the onion in the pot.

And now add garlic to the onion in the pot.

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Mix Well!

Mix Well!

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The veggies end up being a full 2 cups (you can use more or less)

The veggies end up being a full 2 cups (you can use more or less)

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Mix well and sauté. Your chicken should be done and shredded.

Mix well and sauté. Your chicken should be done and shredded.

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Cut about 4-5 hot dogs in small pieces. Then add them to the pot.

Cut about 4-5 hot dogs in small pieces. Then add them to the pot.

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Mix in 2 more tablespoons of butter (not pictured) and also mix in the chicken, shredded should be about 3 cups of chicken.

Mix in 2 more tablespoons of butter (not pictured) and also mix in the chicken, shredded should be about 3 cups of chicken.

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Mix mix mix!

Mix mix mix!

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Mix in one cup of ketchup (trust me)

Mix in one cup of ketchup (trust me)

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Mix It well

Mix It well

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Now that your rice is done, Mix some Into the other pot

Now that your rice is done, Mix some Into the other pot

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Mix in a little at a time, and make sure to stir enough so that the rice is no longer white, it will look like a Spanish rice.

Mix in a little at a time, and make sure to stir enough so that the rice is no longer white, it will look like a Spanish rice.

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And you're all done!'

And you're all done!'

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Dinner anyone?? Nicaraguan food is 💣

Dinner anyone?? Nicaraguan food is 💣

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