How To Make Authentic Mexican Rice
Flavored with savory Caldo de Tomate, this deliciously fluffy Mexican rice is made with chili powder, Roma tomato, water, and rice in just 25 minutes.
Whisk together warm water, minced tomato, Caldo de Tomate, onion powder, chili powder, and black pepper. Set aside.
Heat olive oil in a medium non-stick saucepan over medium heat. Add rice and saute until opaque and lightly golden for about 2 to 3 minutes. Add garlic and saute for 30 seconds longer.
Pour water mixture in. Stir once to level out rice (water should simmer right away if not bring it up to a simmer).
Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for about 20 minutes until liquid has been absorbed.
Remove from heat, fluff rice with a fork. Cover with lid and allow to rest 5 minutes off heat.
- Calories: 211.20kcal
- Fat: 3.73g
- Saturated Fat: 0.56g
- Monounsaturated Fat: 2.56g
- Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.46g
- Carbohydrates: 39.97g
- Fiber: 0.35g
- Sugar: 0.45g
- Protein: 3.48g
- Sodium: 10.70mg
- Calcium: 12.95mg
- Potassium: 90.36mg
- Iron: 0.52mg
- Vitamin A: 9.06µg
- Vitamin C: 2.43mg
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