HOW TO MAKE MEXICAN RICE

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Mexican Rice with Tomatoes and Roasted Green Chiles

Mexican Rice with Tomatoes and Roasted Green Chiles
Mexican Rice Recipe Ingredients:
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1/4 cup onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cups long grain white rice
  • 16 oz chicken broth
  • 1 cup fresh tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 2 green chiles, roasted and chopped (seeds and stems removed)
  • 1/8 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon of cumin
Mexican Rice Recipe Instructions:
First of all heat the oil in a medium pot over medium-high heat. Add the onions and cook for about one minute, stirring frequently. Add in garlic and rice and cook for about three minutes or until rice begins to become opaque and brown slightly on the edges. Very slowly and carefully pour in the chicken broth. Add in the tomatoes, chiles and remaining seasonings. Stir to combine all of the ingredients and bring to a simmer. Cover the pot and cook for 17-19 minutes over very low heat. After the rice is cooked, fluff it with a fork to combine all the ingredients which can separate during cooking. Enjoy the Mexican rice !
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Authentic Mexican Spanish Rice Recipes










Authentic Mexican Spanish Rice Recipes

Mexican Rice Recipe Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup uncooked white rice (or brown rice)
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 (10 ounce) can diced tomatoes and green chilies (recommend Rotel)
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
Mexican Rice Recipe Instructions

In a large, deep, frying pan add the oil and warm it over medium heat. Saute the garlic, jalapeno pepper, onion, and bell pepper 3 minutes. Add the rice and continue to saute until the rice and onions are translucent.

Stir in the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil then reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 30 minutes or until all the liquid is absorbed and the rice is tender. Enjoy the rice ! Nice !
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Perfect Mexican Rice Recipe










Perfect Mexican Rice Recipe

Mexican RIce Recipe Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, diced
  • 1 cup long-grain white rice (or brown rice)
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 (10 ounce) can petite-diced tomatoes
  • 1 cube chicken bouillon
  • 2 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped (optional)
Mexican Rice Recipe Instructions

Prepare all you ingredients ahead of time to avoid removing the lid from the rice while cooking. This will ensure the right consistency of the rice.

In a large sauce pan, warm butter over medium heat. Saute onion and jalapeno pepper 3 minutes. Add rice and stir constantly until rice is golden brown.

Stir in remaining ingredients except the cilantro. Bring to a boil then reduce heat, cover, and simmer 20 minutes or until all the liquid is absorbed and the rice is tender. Stir in the cilantro and serve warm as a side-dish with any Mexican food.

Arroz Verde (Mexican Green Rice)











Arroz Verde (Mexican Green Rice)

Mexican Rice Recipe Ingredients
  • 1 cup Spinach
  • 1/2 cup Arugula ( or use more spinach)
  • 1/2 cup Cilantro leaves
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 garlic, minced
  • 1 small poblano chilies, seeded and chopped (leave the seeds in if you can take the heat)
  • 1 cup long grain rice
  • 1-1/2 to 2 cups water/vegetable stock
  • salt to taste
Mexican Rice Recipe Instructions
1Wash the green together well.
2Blend them well along with the chilies with 1/2 cup water for few seconds or until smooth.
3Meanwhile saute the onions along with garlic in a skillet in 1 tsp oil. Add salt and cook until onions are soft - about 30-40 seconds.
4Add the rice and saute until rice is translucent.

5Add the blended mixture along with 1-1/2 cups of water/stock (or more depending on the quality of your rice). Stir well.

6Cover and cook for 8-10 minutes or until the rice is cooked.

7Fluff up the rice and serve hot.
Arroz Verde (Mexican Green Rice Recipe)
I served these garnished with few more cilantro leaves along with soft tacos and Mango salsa. I had used a medium poblano and there was heat to the rice. So the pairing with the salsa went extremely well...enjoy the Mexican rice recipe !
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Spicy Mexican Rice Recipe

Spicy Mexican Rice Recipe
Mexican Rice Recipe Ingredients:
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil (infused with hot chiles, if you have it)
  • 1 small onion, peeled and diced
  • 2 shallots, peeled and diced
  • 2 cups of rice
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and diced
  • 2 green onion stalks, chopped (use the green and white part, discarding the roots)
  • 4 cups chicken broth (substitute beef broth if pairing with a beef main dish)
  • 1/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup hot chile sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon Mexican oregano (you can substitute Mediterranean)
Mexican Rice Recipe Instructions:
Begin to saute the onions in the oil in a medium pot over medium heat. Add in the shallots, rice, jalapeno and green onions and stir frequently until the rice begins to turn golden. Add the broth, tomato sauce, chile sauce, cumin and oregano and stir to combine. Bring the mixture to a boil and then turn it down to a simmer. Cover the pot and continue to simmer for 17 minutes (or longer, according to the package directions on the rice.) When rice is cooked, fluff it with a fork and serve immediately.

Mexican Rice with Roasted Tomatoes

Mexican Rice with Roasted Tomatoes
Mexican Rice Recipe Ingredients:
  • 1 tablespoon lard or butter
  • 1 1/2 cups long grain white rice
  • 1 fourteen oz can of beef broth with onions
  • 1 fourteen oz can of fire-roasted tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup water
Mexican Rice Recipe Instructions
Warm the lard or butter in a medium pot over medium heat and begin to saute the rice until the grains begin to become opaque. Carefully add in the beef broth, tomatoes, and garlic powder. Bring it to a boil and then reduce to simmer and cover. Let it simmer for 15-17 minutes. Fluff the rice with a fork and serve with your favorite dish.

Substitutions- You can add 2-3 cloves of chopped fresh garlic instead of the powder. If you don't have beef broth with onions, you can add 1/4 cup chopped onion when you saute the rice. If you don't have fire roasted tomatoes, chopped or diced tomatoes will be fine. Just make sure they do not have any additional seasonings.

Easy Mexican Rice (Spanish Rice)











Easy Mexican Rice (Spanish Rice)

Mexican Rice Recipe Ingredients:
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1/4 of a medium onion*
  • 1 1/2 cups rice
  • 3 cloves finely chopped garlic *
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup plain tomato sauce*
  • 4 heaping tablespoons of finely chopped parsley (optional)
Mexican Rice Recipe Instructions :
In a medium sauce pan, heat oil over medium heat. Add in the fresh onion. Saute for 1-2 minutes until softened. Add dry rice and cook with the onions for about 5 minutes or until rice becomes a golden brown color. Add in the garlic to the rice and saute for one more minute.

Add in broth and tomato sauce (add slowly into the rice, not directly onto hot pan!) And then add in the parsley if you're using it. Stir it up and bring to a boil. Once it starts boiling, turn the heat to low and cover. Let it simmer for 20 minutes and fluff with a fork.
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