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Locrio de Pollo (Dominicano).jpg
CourseMain dishes
Place of originDominican Republic
Main ingredientschicken, salami, guineafowl (etc), rice

A locrio is a rice dish from the Dominican Republic. Similar to pilaf and paella, it consists of seasoned rice with some kind of meat, such as chicken, Dominican salami or pork, but no beef.[1]


The locrio is possibly a Dominican adaptation of paella.[2]


Besides chicken, locrio is also commonly made of Dominican salami, guineafowl, rabbit, pork chops, arenque (dried herring),[3] shellfish, or sardines (often called pica-pica).[4]

See also


  1. ^ Real Academia Española (2001). Diccionario de la lengua española, 22a edición. Espasa Calpe. ISBN 8467000600.
  2. ^ Aunt Clara's Kitchen. "Locrio de Pollo". Retrieved 2014-03-18.
  3. ^ "Locrio de Arenque". Retrieved 2014-03-18.
  4. ^ "Locrio de Pica-Pica (Dominican Rice and Spicy Sardines) recipe". Retrieved 2014-03-18.