Dee's Mexican Rice

Dee's Mexican Rice


"Easy, spicy rice. Serve with a dollop of sour cream. To make this a main dish: add 1/2 can black or kidney beans when you add the rice."


20 m servings 209 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 209 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 4.6 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 39.6g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 4.8 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 296 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oil in a wok-style pan with turmeric, garlic powder, cumin, coriander, paprika, chili flakes, and cayenne pepper. Add the green onions and the green peppers; saute 1 to 2 minutes over medium-high heat.
  2. Add corn and tomatoes and saute until tomatoes release their juices. Add ketchup and stir until mixed.
  3. Add rice and stir until heated thoroughly. Salt to taste.
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  1. 55 Ratings


Loved it! I made some changes though: omitted the ketchup, and added 2 cups more rice. Fantastic! Thanks for the recipe!

delicious! I killed the spiced that were listed, except I added more cayenne. I also used lots of peppers (asstd kinds) and lots of tomatoes and black beans. it's a meal in itself when you d...

I really enjoyed the aroma of the spices in this recipe. I added hot chilli powder to this instead of cayenne. I like my rice spicy :) Adding ground meat to this would be a hit with the kids, I ...

I wasn't very happy with how this one turned out. I think the tumeric gave it a bitter taste and the ketchup came on too strong.

This was quite a crowd pleaser. Like many others, I also ditched the ketchup and used a can of chopped tomatos.

A family favorite, just the right spice. I did add 1 lb. browned burger, and used more rice than called for. It was devoured by all 5 kids! This is definitely a keeper in my house.

I thought that this recipe smelled good and looked good, but the tase was horrible. It had the nastiest aftertaste. BAD.

I loved this version of Mexican rice. With all the spices, I thought it would be too spicy, but instead it was very tasty, not too spicy at all. The green onions were a welcome change from yel...

I didn't like the ketchup overtones of this. It seemed to have a sour taste. I will keep searching for a mexican rice recipie.