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Mexican Hot Rice

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Ingredients
  Uncooked rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lard/Bacon drippings 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Large, finely chopped
  Ripe tomatoes 4 Large, chopped
  Chicken stock 4 Cup (64 tbs), boiling
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground mild red chili/Hot chile for spicier flavor 3 Tablespoon
Directions

1 Rinse the rice well with several washings of cold water.
2 Heat the lard or bacon drippings in a large heavy skillet. Add the rice and stir until it becomes brown. Add the onion and cook until it is golden.
3 Add the tomatoes, boiling stock, salt and chile. Add chile 1 tablespoon at a time, tasting after each addition. Add more salt if you prefer the rice saltier. Steam until rice is fluffy, about 15 minutes. After 15 minutes, check doneness and cook a bit more if needed.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Steamed
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Quick
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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