Dee's Mexican Rice


Easy, spicy rice. Serve with a dollop of sour cream. To make this a main dish: add 1/2 can black or kidney beans when you add the rice.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin

  • ½ teaspoon ground coriander seed

  • 2 teaspoons paprika

  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes

  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper

  • 3 green onions

  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 cup pre-cooked corn kernels

  • 2 small tomatoes, diced

  • ¼ cup ketchup

  • 2 cups cooked rice

  • salt to taste


  1. Heat oil in a wok-style pan with turmeric, garlic powder, cumin, coriander, paprika, chili flakes, and cayenne pepper. Add the green onions and the green peppers; saute 1 to 2 minutes over medium-high heat.

  2. Add corn and tomatoes and saute until tomatoes release their juices. Add ketchup and stir until mixed.

  3. Add rice and stir until heated thoroughly. Salt to taste.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

209 Calories
5g Fat
40g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 209
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Sodium 296mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 14%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 36mg 179%
Calcium 37mg 3%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 390mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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