Definition of arroz con pollo in English:

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arroz con pollo

Pronunciation: /äˌrōs ˌkôn ˈpô(l)yô/

noun

A Spanish and Latin American dish of chicken and rice simmered with tomatoes, stock, and herbs.
Example sentences
  • 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.
  • On a previous visit, I tried the arroz con pollo, about the most standard dish in the Latino repertoire.
  • 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.

Origin

Spanish, 'chicken with rice'.

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Syllabification: ar·roz con pol·lo

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