Mexican Rice Recipe

Taco night at home is a successive event thus Easy Mexican Rice is a side dish we frequently have with our Tex-Mex suppers. Once upon a time I used to purchase the microwavable Spanish Rice bundles for comfort — and in light of the fact that I didn’t have a decent hand crafted formula yet. Presently I make this ideal Easy Mexican Rice formula constantly. My formula for Mexican Rice does exclude any additional fillings, so your fastidious children will likewise cherish it!

Mexican food is Ben’s top choice. I love it, as well, however Ben could eat Mexican food and rice pretty much each and every day without becoming ill of it. Each night out on the town, I need to move him to head off to some place other than a Mexican café on the grounds that we effectively visit our preferred Mexican eatery as a family. It’s ideal to switch things up when we don’t have the kiddos!

I’m happy to have this simple Mexican rice formula for our Tex Mex suppers at home. It’s very straightforward and results in a pleasant soft Mexican rice. Ben is glad to have progressively Mexican dinners at home, as well!

Mexican Rice

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Recipe by seededatthetableCourse: SidesCuisine: Mexican, SpanishDifficulty: Easy


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  • 2 tablespoons vegetable or canola oil

  • 1 cup uncooked long-grain white rice

  • 1 1/2 cups chicken stock or broth

  • 8 can can tomato sauce

  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin


  • Heat the oil in a 4-quart saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the rice and cook until translucent (somewhat clear) about 3-4 minutes; stirring frequently.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients and bring to a rapid boil over high heat.
  • Cover, turn the heat down to almost low (a little less than medium low) and cook for 25 minutes. Remove cover and let stand 2-3 minutes before fluffing with a fork.


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