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Mexican Rice - Recreate restaurant style Mexican rice at home. My family can't get enough of this dish!
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5 from 3 votes

Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice - Very few ingredients, very little time and you have perfect Mexican/Spanish rice!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: rice, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Mexican, Tex-Mex
Keyword: easy, Mexican, rice, tomato
Servings: 8
Calories: 286kcal
Author: Don't Sweat The Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 cups long-grain white rice
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup onion, diced small
  • 8 ounces tomato sauce
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper

Instructions

  • Heat oil in large frying pan over medium heat.
  • Add onion and saute for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add rice and cook until golden brown.
  • When rice is golden brown, add stock, tomato sauce, salt, garlic, cumin and pepper to pan.
  • Stir and cover pan.
  • Let simmer for 25 to 30 minutes. Until rice is cooked through.

Nutrition

Calories: 286kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 614mg | Potassium: 288mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 123IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg