Mexican Rice

side dish for a Mexican feast
Side dish for a Mexican feast
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Ingredients

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3 tbsp Vegetable oil
1 cup Long grain rice uncooked
1 tsp Garlic salt
½ tsp Cumin ground
¼ cup Onion chopped
½ cup Tomato sauce
2 cups Chicken broth

Nutritional information

291
Calories
11g
Fat
42.4g
Carbohydrates
4.8g
Protein
1.2g
Fiber
2.5mg
Cholesterol
Ingredients

Mexican Rice

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Mexican Rice is one of the best side dishes for your next Mexican feast. This delicious rice recipe is cooked with onions and tomato sauce. Mexican rice is also known as Spanish rice and is a fantastic one pan dish.

To make this, start by heating oil in a large saucepan over medium heat and add rice. Sprinkle with salt and cumin and cook until puffed and golden. Stir in onions. Once tender, stir in tomato sauce and chicken broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 20 to 25 minutes. Fluff with a fork before serving.

To make Mexican Rice, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Mexican Rice

Steps to make Mexican Rice

1

Heat oil

1

Place 3 tablespoons of vegetable oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add 1 cup of rice.

2

Cook rice until puffed and golden

15

Cook the rice in the oil, stirring constantly, until puffed and golden.

3

Add salt and cumin

1

As the rice is cooking, sprinkle in 1 teaspoon of garlic salt and ½ a teaspoon of cumin.

4

Stir in onions

10

Stir in ¼ cup of chopped onions and cook until tender.

5

Add tomato sauce and broth

5

Stir in ½ a cup of tomato sauce and 2 cups of chicken broth. Bring the mixture to a boil.

6

Simmer

20

Reduce the heat under the saucepan to low. Cover and simmer for 20 to 25 minutes.

7

Serve

Fluff the cooked rice with a fork and serve.

Mexican Rice is a delicious Mexican side dish for your next Mexican feast. Try it out soon and please come back to leave a review.

Jelena is an interior designer and young mom! As a busy working mom, her time is precious so she’s always looking for a quick and efficient way to get things done. Jelena is very creative, but has a strong practical side. She loves trying new things and travels a lot, especially around Europe. The kitchen is Jelena’s safe space, where she can let her creative side out and dedicate herself to her favorite hobby - cooking!

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Athina

Well done! This recipe is great for the beginner cook.

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