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Mexican Rice

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  • 1 cup rice
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion (small, diced)
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon cumin (You can use less if you prefer, I just like the flavor.)
  • salt (to taste)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium13% DV310mg
    Fat9% DV6g
    Protein8% DV4g
    Carbs6% DV18g
    Fiber4% DV1g
    Calories140Calories from Fat50
    Total Fat6g9%
    Saturated Fat2g10%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat50
    Total Carbohydrate18g6%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Vitamin A8%
    Vitamin C10%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Liviu Lupascu 16 days ago
    Great option each time
    Alyx F. 2 months ago
    This turned out great! I made my rice in a rice cooker, so I didn't have any issues with the rice being too gloopy. The texture was perfect, with each grain distinct. I'm already thinking of more spices to add on my next batch - maybe some smoked paprika, Mexican oregano, bay leaf? Definitely added cayenne pepper because I like it spicy. All in all, it's a good starting point for Mexican rice, and I'm excited to figure out what to add to make it more customized.
    Angela Schlender 3 months ago
    ok, not great. very wet and tasted like it was missing something
    Whipple 4 months ago
    Hmmm, this was bad! Too much cumin (and I like cumin!) and just too wet, more of a risotto. There’s better recipes out there. I had to make a whole new batch of rice and scoop in the old mush. Thankfully that saved it..
    Ian H. 5 months ago
    i would make it again went brilliantly on our burritos
    Miranda 7 months ago
    This was a hit! I added pepper,garlic and onion power as well... my two teenage nephews ate the whole pot and asked for more...Will make again
    Kerry H. a year ago
    very nice, soaked some prawns in margarita, garlic and chilli for an hour and added to the rice mix. worth doing again
    Turned out pretty good, my husband says it’s perfect I still think it’s missing something
    Angelique Cerino a year ago
    Delicious... i did some changes... Because I did not have all the ingredients ... no chicken broth no tomato paste no minced garlic.. used chicken bouillon with tomato and garlic powder... still was extremely delicious
    Gabrielle G. a year ago
    Turn exactly like the picture and taste very good !
    Claire 2 years ago
    This was delicious !!! Even better the next day !
    Jeanette Silvas 2 years ago
    I was very skeptical of cooking the flavoring separately but it came out perfectly. Loved it and will make again.
    paul 3 years ago
    a bit more tomato paste than i like...will make again with less tomato paste
    Brandon Bishop 3 years ago
    Turned our great! Used brown rice and it was super tasty.
    Sup, Rae? 3 years ago
    It turned out pretty well! I adjusted the cumin and lime juice to taste, but otherwise followed the recipe. It's my first time making this dish, though, so I don't have much to compare it to. My boyfriend was into it!
    Tracy P. 4 years ago
    The rice turned out fine, I would suggest cooking the actual rice with more flavor to build depth. Needed a far amount of seasoning to make it taste right.
    Cara T. 5 years ago
    This rice dish is very authentic and easy! Enjoyed by my whole family, some after adding hot sauce. We had it with fajitas, but would pair nicely with any Spanish or South of the border style dish.