My Spice Mexican Rice

Dee Stillwell


I love Mexican anything, when it comes to food. It has to have alot of flavor since my taste buds don't work well. This is my version of rice I make with my green chili enchiladas or other Mexican dishes. I cook it in my rice cooker for easier preperation. Enjoy!


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10 Min
35 Min


  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 c
    brown jasmine rice or if you use white rice, reduce the cooking time
  • 1 medium
    onion, grated or chopped very fine
  • 1
    green bell pepper, chopped (optional)
  • 4 c
  • 1 - 15 oz
    can tomato sauce
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    each of chili powder & cumin
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper & garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper

How to Make My Spice Mexican Rice


  1. Rinse rice in sieve and set aside to drain. Heat EVOO in large deep skillet with fitting lid. Saute onion & bell pepper until opaque. Add rice and fry for a few minutes. Add water, tomato saauce and spices. Reduce heat and simmer covered until rice is tender and liquid is adsorbed, about 35 minutes. I use a rice cooker to cook mine.
  2. When I made this rice to go with my green chili enchiladas last night, I had no green bell pepper..but I usually add it. So the pic shows no pepper.

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About My Spice Mexican Rice

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy
Hashtag: #rice

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