Mexican rice is commonly known as Spanish rice. I do not know why this is as Spanish rice is short grained and Mexican rice is not. At any rate, whatever you all it, here is a nice ans easy recipe for this all time favorite. Serve it with burritos or as a side for your preferred Mexican dish. Enjoy!
Finely chopped yellow onion
1 Clove (5 gm), minced
Long grain rice
2 Cup (32 tbs)
1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
Heat some olive oil in a pan.
• Add 2 TBS finely chopped yellow onion, ½ T minced jalapeno and 1 minced garlic clove.
• Add 2 cups long grain rice. Brown the rice, stirring constantly, until rice is lightly browned .
• Add ½ cup tomato sauce.
• Add 3 ½ cups water.
• Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
• Fluff with fork.
• Serve and enjoy!
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This Rice recipe is a great side dish for your Mexican fiesta. Try this one with steak, chicken, and Mexican entrees such as tacos or enchiladas. It is as good as you'll find in any Mexican restaurant. And the name says it all. You can toss this spicy rice dish together in no time!