authentic mexican rice

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By Martha Price
from San Jose, CA

I love Mexican food! This rice dish is fairly mild, and nicely offsets a spicy main dish. It was given to me by a Mexican friend who said this is how her family has always made it.

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serves 6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For authentic mexican rice

  • 1/4 c
    cooking oil
  • 1 c
    raw rice
  • 1 - 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/4 c
    onion, finely chopped
  • 1
    chicken bouillon cube
  • 1 and 1/2 c
    hot water
  • 1
    8 oz. can tomato sauce
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste (more is better)

How To Make authentic mexican rice

  • 1
    In hot oil, fry rice, garlic and onion until rice is golden brown.
  • 2
    Dissolve bouillon cube in hot water; add water to rice. Add tomato sauce,salt and pepper to rice and stir to blend.
  • 3
    Bring to a boil, stirring occassionally, then lower heat and cover tightly. Simmer for 20 - 25 minutes, or until rice is cooked and all liquid has been absorbed.

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