How to Prepare Delicious Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice. I'm a big believer in the accoutrements that come with food—the sides, the sauces, the extras, the add-ons, the toppings—the trappings that make the dish a MEAL. The BEST, truly authentic Mexican rice is an easy recipe to make for a crowd and it's a necessary side dish for all of your favorite Mexican recipes. During college my husband and I spent a semester in Puebla, Mexico for an Internship.

Mexican Rice Our Easy Restaurant-style Mexican Rice rivals anything you can get in a restaurant. It has the perfect consistency and just the right amount of seasoning. This is delicious and simple Mexican rice recipe rivals anything you can get in a restaurant. You can cook Mexican Rice using 8 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Mexican Rice

  1. You need 2 cups of white rice.
  2. Prepare of Onion powder.
  3. Prepare of Garlic powder.
  4. It’s 1/2 of bell pepper.
  5. It’s of Salt.
  6. It’s of Pepper.
  7. It’s 1/2 can of tomato sauce.
  8. You need of Butter.

It is far better than anything you can make from a box. Good ol' basic Mexican rice—just begging to be served with refried beans and white chicken enchiladas. Note: a sprinkle of turmeric stirred in will give the rice a lovely golden color. Now, be sure to taste the rice—make sure the seasonings are right.

Mexican Rice instructions

  1. Add butter to sauce pan (to your liking). Cook bell pepper for a few minutes..
  2. Add rice and cook till brown (add butter or water to help cook).
  3. Add tomato sauce, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, & pepper (all too your liking)..
  4. Bring to boil, cover and simmer for 5-10 minutes..
  5. Serve and enjoy!.

Add salt and/or more cumin, if necessary. Mexican Rice II "Easy to make and very well received. This is my go-to recipe for Mexican rice now." <br>- BasicFoodie. Lime Cilantro Rice "Didn't change a thing. Green Rice III "Excellent rice as is, but even brighter with a couple of tablespoons of lime juice added just before serving." – Chelsea.