Mexican Rice Recipe

Looking for an easy Mexican Rice recipe? Learn how to make Mexican Rice using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by newport_queen89

Makes 100 servings



The key to nutty and flavorful Mexican rice is cooking the rice first in oil until it is nicely golden

Recipe Ingredients for Mexican Rice

2 cups canola oil
16 cup brown rice
8 cup finely chopped onion
1 tbsp salt
1 cup minced garlic
16 cups tomato sauce
25 cups vegetable broth
8 cup frozen mixed vegetables

Recipe Directions for Mexican Rice

  1. Heat a large heavy saucepan with a tight-fitting lid over medium heat. Add oil and rice and cook, stirring, until the rice is just beginning to brown, 4 to 5 minutes. Add onion and salt and cook, stirring, until the onion begins to soften, about 2 minutes. Add garlic and cook, stirring, until fragrant, 1 minute more. Pour tomato sauce over the rice and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.

  2. Stir in broth and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover and cook until the rice is cooked, about 15 minutes. Stir in vegetables and serve.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 159.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
183
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.6g
9%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
473mg
20%
Potassium
306mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
28.7g
10%
Dietary Fiber
2.5g
10%
Sugars
2.7g
Protein
4.6g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 3% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in manganese
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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