plain mexican rice

By Amy H.
from Detroit, MI

I'm not much of a fan of the rice with tomato sauce or heavily spiced, I like this plain Mexican rice much better.

serves 4-6
method Stove Top

Ingredients For plain mexican rice

  • 1 Tbsp
    canola oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    bacon grease
  • 1/4 c
    very finely diced onion
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 c
    white long grain rice
  • 2 c
    chicken broth
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped fresh parsley or cilantro
  • salt & pepper to taste

How To Make plain mexican rice

  • 1
    Heat oil and bacon grease in a medium skillet over medium high heat.
  • 2
    Add onion and start to cook until softened.
  • 3
    Add the rice and cook until browned.
  • 4
    Add the garlic and cook for 30 second more.
  • 5
    Pour in the chicken broth. Cover tightly and lower heat low/simmer.
  • 6
    Cooke rice covered for 25 minutes. Remove from heat. Let rice rest for 5 minutes with lid on.
  • 7
    Sprinkle with parsley or cilantro and fluff with a fork.
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