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authentic mexican rice

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Joyce Lowery
Sterlington, LA

This is a great Mexican rice!

★★★★★ 1
serves 6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For authentic mexican rice

  • 2 c
    chicken broth
  • 2
    large ripe tomatoes, cored and chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1/2
    small yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    canola oil
  • 1 c
    long grain rice, uncooked
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper

How To Make authentic mexican rice

  • 1
    Puree chicken broth, tomatoes, and 1 clove garlic in a blender until smooth. Set aside.
  • 2
    Heat oil in saucepan over medium heat, add remaining garlic and rice. Cook, stirring occasionally, until golden brown (about 6 minutes). Stir in tomato mixture; season with salt and pepper, and reduce heat to low.
  • 3
    Cook, covered until rice is tender and has absorbed all liquid, 25 - 30 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit, covered, for 10 minutes. Gently fluff the rice with a fork.

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