Chicos are small horno (oven) dried kernels of sweet corn. Chicos are a Southwestern specialty which is most commonly cooked with beans.
Rice layered with chiles, corn, onion, garlic, tomatoes and sour cream. The rice only takes 30 minutes to bake. Use brown rice and reduced fat sour cream for a more healthful dish.
The Spanish term morisqueta refers to the Moors. In this case the term means plain boiled rice. This style of rice is is considered a "comfort food" in Mexico. Simple boiled rice is eaten in Michoacan and Jalisco.
The traditional preparation of Mexican style rice flavored with tomatoes, onion, garlic and simmered in broth. This recipe is from The Art Of Mexican Cooking, Diana Kennedy.