Authentic Mexican Rice

Authentic Mexican Rice Recipe

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Joyce Lowery


This is a great Mexican rice!


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10 Min
25 Min
Stove Top


  • 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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About Authentic Mexican Rice

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

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