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Easy Authentic Mexican Rice

Rated as 2.9 out of 5 Stars
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"This is the tastiest Mexican rice. My grandmother taught me how to make this very simple dish and it goes well with almost anything. Add green bell pepper, red bell pepper, or fresh tomato into the rice before simmering for extra flavor and color."
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Ingredients

35 m servings 171
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Heat canola oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir onion and potato in hot oil until lightly cooked, about 2 minutes. Stir rice into onion and potato until rice is golden, 2 to 4 minutes.
  2. Pour water, tomato sauce, and chicken bouillon into vegetable and rice mixture; stir and bring to a rolling boil. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook at a simmer until rice is tender, about 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 171 calories; 7.3 23.5 2.6 < 1 240 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Went well with the quick & easy mexican chicken recipe on this site.

Most helpful critical review

I made this for Cinco De Mayo. I was a little uncertain with the potato in it but it came out well. I made this in my new rice cooker...so easy! I would suggest adding some spice to it as it was...

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I made this for Cinco De Mayo. I was a little uncertain with the potato in it but it came out well. I made this in my new rice cooker...so easy! I would suggest adding some spice to it as it was...

Flavor was good but texture was not

We just didn't care for it, sorry. It's got about twice the amount of tomato sauce needed; it simply overpowers the rice, making it taste more like the boxed Spanish rice Mom used to make when I...

Simple and easy recipe that gives you the flexibility to make it your own. I added salt, pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder. It came out great!

Went well with the quick & easy mexican chicken recipe on this site.

I made this and it is delicious.

Mom makes this and I was simply trying to find a recipe using all the ingredients I remember her using so thanks. While it's not as tasty as other fancier Mexican rice recipes on this site it's ...

Bland, very bland. All you could taste was the potato.

Too Tomatoey that's all you could taste in it.