Shayne's Mexican Style Rice

Morena V

By
@MamaCocina

This rice is full of flavor and very simple to make. My family & friends always ask me "Can you make your rice"? It makes me happy to know that many people look forward to my meals. I hope you all love it as much as they do. :)

PS. Some of the ingredients listed can be found in the ethnic section of your local grocery store or any grocery store where latino products are sold.

Note* To make a more authentic mexican rice add jalapeno peppers and or peas & carrots at step 4.


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Serves:

6 - 8 (depending on portions)

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 c
long grain rice, uncooked
1 medium
tomato
1
half of a small - medium onion
4 clove
fresh garlic
1 can(s)
el pato sauce (yellow or green can)
1 can(s)
fat-free chicken broth 14.5 oz
1 pkg
sazon goya seasoning w/culantro & achiote
2 tsp
garlic powder
a dash of garlic salt with parsley flakes
3 tbs extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup of water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Chop garlic, onion & tomato and set aside.
2
in a medium sauce or fry pan, heat olive oil on medium low heat.
3
Add rice to the pan and fry until the rice turns bright white. You will need to stir in order to avoid burning.
4
Add chopped garlic & onion to the rice and sweat until the onion is clear then add chopped tomato. Keep a close eye on the rice and stir do not allow to burn. If you need more oil add a little.
5
Add the El Pato sauce and stir until well blended. Stir in the chicken broth & water, you will want the rice to be covered at least a half inch above the rice.
6
Add the Goya Sazon season packet, garlic powder, and a dash of Garlic salt with Parsley flakes. Turn down the flame to a low setting, Cover and allow to cook until all liquid is evaporated from the pan.
7
When done Turn off the burner & allow the rice to sit for at least 5 minutes to ensure that it is cooked throughly. Open lid and fluff rice with a fork. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy