Easy Mexican Rice Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published: January 8, 2021 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Easy Mexican Rice

Spice up your usual white rice with this easy Mexican rice! It’s loaded with spicy jalapeno, seasonings, then simmered in tomato sauce for a tastier side.

Preparation: 9 minutes
Cooking: 21 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2tbspbutter
  • 1small onion,diced
  • 1jalapeno,seeded, minced, optional
  • 1cupwhite rice,long grain
  • ½tspcumin
  • ¼tsporegano
  • ½tspchili powder
  • cupschicken broth
  • cuptomato sauce
  • lime,to garnish, optional
  • cilantro,to garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. Cook the onions, butter, rice, and jalapeno over medium heat for about 5 minutes, until the onions are tender and the rice is golden.

  2. Add the cumin, oregano, and chili powder, then cook for 1 minute more.

  3. Stir in the chicken broth and tomato sauce, then bring to a boil. Cover and reduce to a simmer.

  4. Cook for 15 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat and let sit covered for 5 to 10 minutes.

  5. Fluff with a fork, serve, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 289.13kcal
  • Fat: 7.61g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.11g
  • Trans Fat: 0.23g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.27g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.62g
  • Carbohydrates: 48.41g
  • Fiber: 1.66g
  • Sugar: 4.31g
  • Protein: 6.89g
  • Cholesterol: 18.41mg
  • Sodium: 357.23mg
  • Calcium: 30.39mg
  • Potassium: 348.35mg
  • Iron: 1.43mg
  • Vitamin A: 73.54µg
  • Vitamin C: 13.50mg
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