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arroz a la alicantina

Language: Spanish

Description: "Rice in the style of Alicante." 1) Rice cooked with a sofrito of crushed dried chillis, meat, eel and squid or, alternatively 2) A fish stew with garlic, artichoke hearts, pepper and saffron, served with rice.

Pronounced: ah-RROHS ah lah ah-lee-kahn-TEE-nah
Ethnicity: Spanish
Most frequent country: Spain
Most frequent region: Alicante in Levant

See places: Spanish food and cuisine, Alicante, Levante

See foods and dishes: sofrito

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