Moms Mexican Rice

Moms Mexican Rice Recipe

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Robin Castillo


Got this recipe from my Mother in law. Its Yummy authentic rice and I make it every time we have any kind of Mexican dish.


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10 Min
25 Min


  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 c
    chicken broth
  • 1
    onion diced
  • 8 oz
    can tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
  • 1
    bay leaf

How to Make Moms Mexican Rice


  1. Saute rice in olive oil til rice is toasted (about 5 min) Add onion and saute 3 min Add garlic and saute 1 more min. Add Chicken broth,tomato sauce,cumin,salt and bay leaf.
  2. Bring to a boil. Put tin foil over pan then put lid on top of tin foil. Reduce heat to simmer and simmer 10 min. Turn off heat and let sit 20 min. It can keep warm that way til your dinner is done.
  3. If you like you can add a can of corn or frozen peas to your rice before you put tin foil on pan.

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About Moms Mexican Rice

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

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