Mexican Rice
Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice

May 2, 2019

Easy, quick Mexican rice usually made with chicken broth and sometimes cumin. You can toast the rice in oil before fully cooking if you'd like.

  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 45 mins
  • Yields: 4



2 Tomato

½ Onion

1 Cup Water

¼ Cup Oil

1 ½ Tsp Salt

2 Garlic Cloves

1 Cup Water

Cilantro ( Garnish/Optional)


Food processor or blender

Small pot with lid



1In a food processor blend tomatoes and set aside.

2In a medium pot with a lid, add oil, and heat over medium heat.

3Add onion, garlic, and saute until browned.

4Add pureed tomatoes and salt and cook for 5-7 mins.

5Add rice and stir until all the rice is coated (about 4 mins).

6Add water and bring to a boil, cook for 5 mins.

7Reduce heat to low, cover for an additional 25 mins.

8Remove lid and fluff with a fork, add fresh cilantro and serve.

Serving Suggestion

Serve over Mexican Seasoned Chicken and Mexican Mole Sauce.


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