Easy Authentic Mexican Rice

Easy Authentic Mexican Rice This Mexican rice is cooked with onion powder, garlic powder, and tomato sauce for an easy side dish. Add green bell pepper, red bell pepper, or fresh tomato to the rice before simmering for extra flavor and color, according to your family’s taste. Use chicken stock in place of water for even more savory flavor.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 5 mins

    COOK : 20 mins

    TOTAL : 25 mins

    SERVING : 8

    YIELD : 8 servings

  • Heat canola oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Season oil with onion powder and garlic powder. Cook and stir rice in seasoned oil until rice is golden, 2 to 4 minutes.

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  • Pour water and tomato sauce over the rice; stir. Bring the mixture to a boil, cover the skillet, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until the rice is tender, about 15 minutes.

Per Serving: 158 calories; protein 2.2g; carbohydrates 21.1g; fat 7.2g; sodium 124.1mg.