Authentic Mexican Rice

1
Martha Price

By
@karenella1

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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 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

Step-by-Step

  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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About Authentic Mexican Rice

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Mexican



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