This Puerto Rican rice with pork is one of the first things we learned how to make in our family kitchen. This dish will go with just about everything you serve on the Boricua family table.
It’s rico, auténtico y fácil—delicious, authentic and easy. Emphasis on easy.
Serve it with these easy and delicious Puerto Rican beans.
Today, our Abuela Cooking 101 spotlights an essential arroz that Puerto Ricans have been whipping up in family cocinas for generations. Start by cooking tocino or salt pork to get that deep, salty-hearty flavor that makes this side dish an island favorite.
For more Puerto Rican traditional recipes, check out: Michelle’s Familia Kitchen Recipe Contest-winning arroz con pollo, picadillo, pastelón (Puerto Rican lasagna made with plantain strips, fried and stuffed alcapurrias y mucho mas!