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A Spanish and Latin American dish of chicken and rice simmered with tomatoes, stock, and herbs.
- ‘Today it is likely to be arroz con pollo, or black beans with rice, or any other dish.’
- ‘She was making arroz con pollo, or rice with chicken, along with platanitos, and a desert she had learned to make from her aunt, who was a great cook, called dulces con coco.’
- ‘El Colmao, in a particularly drug-infested stretch of Pico-Union (there is guarded parking), has the best Cuban paella and arroz con pollo in town.’
- ‘I was stuffed with arroz con pollo at my cousin's communion party.’
- ‘On a previous visit, I tried the arroz con pollo, about the most standard dish in the Latino repertoire.’
Spanish, ‘chicken with rice’.
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