Mexican Rice

D Courtney


Authentic. Posting here to have on hand :)


★★★★★ 1 vote



  • 12 oz
  • 1
    medium onion
  • 3
    medium jalepenos
  • 2 c
    long grain rice, uncooked
  • 1/3 c
    canola oil
  • 1
  • 4
    minced garlic cloves
  • 2 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    fresh cilantro

How to Make Mexican Rice


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Process/blend tomatoes and chopped onion to make a total of 2 cups. Mince the jalepenos. Rinse rice in cold water. Heat oil in a dutch oven or deep cast iron skillet. Stir fry the rice for 6-8 minutes, making sure it does not burn. Add the minced garlic and 2 chopped jalepenos. Stir in broth, pureed tomato mixture, tomato paste, and salt. Heat to boiling. Cover the pan and bake in the oven for 30-35 minutes. Stir after 15 minutes. Remove and stir in the cilantro, the other chopped jalepeno, and place the lime in wedges on the top.

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About Mexican Rice

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtag: #rice

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