Recipe: Appetizing Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice.

Mexican Rice You can have Mexican Rice using 11 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Mexican Rice

  1. Prepare of tomatoes, canned crushed (or fresh).
  2. It’s of medium white onion, quartered.
  3. Prepare of medium jalapeños, minced.
  4. It’s of canola oil.
  5. It’s of long grain white rice (400g).
  6. Prepare of garlic cloves, minced.
  7. Prepare of chicken broth.
  8. You need of tomato paste (may omit if using canned tomatoes).
  9. You need of salt.
  10. Prepare of lime, in wedges.
  11. It’s of fresh cilantro, minced.

Mexican Rice step by step

  1. Rinse rice in a fine mesh strainer under cold running water until water runs clear. Shake off all excess water and put aside to dry..
  2. Adjust oven rack to middle position and preheat to 350°F..
  3. Blend tomato and onion until pureed, reserve exactly 2 cups..
  4. Mince jalapeños, remove ribs and seeds..
  5. Heat oil in oven-safe pot or Dutch oven over low-medium heat. Fry rice, stirring until rice is light golden and translucent, about 6-8 minutes..
  6. Reduce heat to medium and add garlic and half of the minced jalapeños. Stir constantly until fragrant, about 1 1/2 minutes..
  7. Stir in broth, pureed onions and tomatoes, and salt. Increase heat to medium high and bring to a simmer..
  8. When simmering, add lid and bake ~25 minutes until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender, remove from oven and stir every 10 minutes..
  9. When rice is cooked, remove from oven and stir in remaining minced jalapeño and cilantro to taste. Serve with lime wedges..