Toasted Mexican Rice Recipe

Toasted Mexican Rice Recipe

How To Make Toasted Mexican Rice

Our tasty toasted Mexican rice brings out the traditional Mexican flare in your plain white rice which is enhanced by tomato salsa and chicken broth.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • 2tbspoil
  • ¼cuponion,chopped
  • cupswhite rice,uncooked
  • 2cupschicken broth
  • 1cupsalsa


  1. Heat the oil in a large, heavy skillet over medium heat.

  2. Stir in the onion, and on medium-high, cook for a few minutes until it begins to brown.

  3. Add the rice and cook until the rice starts to turn into a brighter shade of white. Do not brown the rice.

  4. Add in the chicken broth and salsa.

  5. Stir and bring to a boil. Once boiling, lower the heat and simmer for 20 minutes.

  6. After 20 minutes, turn off the heat and let sit for 10 minutes, covered.

  7. Fluff the rice with a fork to mix the salsa back into the rice.


  • Calories: 260.79kcal
  • Fat: 5.99g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.69g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.52g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.61g
  • Carbohydrates: 45.04g
  • Fiber: 0.89g
  • Sugar: 3.25g
  • Protein: 5.98g
  • Cholesterol: 2.40mg
  • Sodium: 420.65mg
  • Calcium: 21.32mg
  • Potassium: 259.16mg
  • Iron: 0.75mg
  • Vitamin A: 11.20µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.48mg
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