Mama's Easy Mexican Rice

Cindy Asuncion


I was experimenting a month ago on this recipe and finally got it right. My husband is a very picky eater, and well, he loved it and so did I.

This recipe is quick and easy to make.


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
20 Min


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1 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1 c
long grain rice (rinsed)
2 1/2 c
cold water
1/2 large
yellow onion
1 tsp
1 tsp
2 tsp
garlic salt
8 oz
tomato sauce

How to Make Mama's Easy Mexican Rice


  • 1Make sure you rinse the rice & drain the excess water.
  • 2Heat oil in a big skillet under medium heat.
  • 3Add rice in skillet and lightly brown the rice.
  • 4After rice has been lightly browned, add water & rest of the ingredients.
  • 5Make sure you stir all the ingredients after adding.
  • 6Bring to a boil for a minute
  • 7Cover & Simmer til tender
  • 8Cooks within 15-20 minutes til tender.
  • 9Stir every 8 minutes to mix the ingredients together.
  • 10Enjoy!!!!

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About Mama's Easy Mexican Rice

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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