Arroz Blanco

White Rice

Preparation info
  • Makes

    3 cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Eating Cuban

By Beverly Cox and Martin Jacobs

Published 2006

  • About

Rice is served at least once a day in most Cuban households. Except for dishes like arroz con pollo and arroz con leche, where the creamier texture of short-grain rice is desirable, Cubans usually prefer to cook with long-grain rice. The best recipe I have ever found for perfect, fluffy white rice is the one included by Mary Urrutia Randelman in her excellent cookbook and fascinating culinary memoir, Memories of a Cuban Kitchen. Randelman’s method is simple, relatively