Mexican Rice Recipe

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Mexican Rice

Linda McClellan

By
@sababy55

This a real Tex-Mex recipe from San Antonio. I have gotten a lot of complements and requests for it. It is easy to make and quick.


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

3
tomatoes, chopped
1 Tbsp
lipton chicken flavor base
1 clove
garlic, coarsley chopped
1 tsp
salt
1 c
water
1/2 c
vegetable oil
1 1/2 c
white rice
1/2
green bell pepper, sliced
1/4
onion, sliced

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine the tomatoes, chicken base, garlic, and salt in a blender and blend until smooth. Add the water and blend well.
2
Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the rice and cook, stirring, until it begins to brown, about 2 to 3 minutes. Add the bell pepper and onion and allow to cook 2 to 3 more minutes until tender. Drain off any excess oil.
3
Add the tomato mixture to your rice and cook about 2 to 3 minutes. Add 2 cups hot water, stirring well, then cover, reduce your heat, and simmer for 10 minutes. Reduce the heat to low and cook until the rice is tender and all the liquid is absorbed, 5 to 10 min longer. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #rice, #Dish, #tex-mex