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 !

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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