This zesty dish creates its own fiesta with every spoonful. Serve with corn tortillas and salsa.

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Ingredients

5
Original recipe yields 5 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Add oil to a medium saucepan. Stir in rice, and cook over medium heat until rice begins to have a golden color, about 5 minutes. Add 1/2 cup onion and 1/2 cup green pepper; cook and stir for 1 minute. Stir in water and half of the chili sauce. Bring to boil. Mix in corn, lemon juice, and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Cover, and simmer over low heat for 20 minutes.

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  • Meanwhile, saute beef with remaining 1/2 cup onion and 1/2 cup green pepper until meat loses pink color and vegetables are tender.

  • Add remaining chili sauce, tomato sauce, cumin, and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Simmer uncovered 15 minutes.

  • Turn rice onto a platter, and fluff with a fork. Sprinkle with cheese, and top with beef mixture. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

578.4 calories; 30.4 g protein; 54.9 g carbohydrates; 80.9 mg cholesterol; 1186.3 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
01/21/2004
This is really good. My Mexican boyfriend loved it and that is a huge compliment! Beware it is pretty spicy. Read More
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7 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
01/21/2004
This is really good. My Mexican boyfriend loved it and that is a huge compliment! Beware it is pretty spicy. Read More
(9)
Rating: 5 stars
01/21/2004
This is really good. My Mexican boyfriend loved it and that is a huge compliment! Beware it is pretty spicy. Read More
(9)
Rating: 4 stars
02/25/2003
Made this for dinner last night it was really good... Used pablanos instead of bell peppers and made added some cayenne to the meat while frying to make it hotter... Looking forward to the leftovers for lunch today! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/29/2002
Quick easy tasty. Went down well with my flat mates. Read More
(3)
Rating: 5 stars
12/22/2016
I used canned tomatoes in place of Mexican style tomato sauce. Both my husband and I really liked this dish. Read More