My Favorite Mexican Rice

My Favorite Mexican Rice

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"I found this on a different recipe site and tweaked it a little to suit our tastes. It's our favorite Mexican rice that we've tried."

Ingredients

50 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 300 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 300 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 15.9 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.8g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 10.2 g
  • 20%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 27 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 1453 mg
  • 58%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in rice; cook and stir until rice is lightly browned and gives off a toasted fragrance, 5 to 7 minutes. Stir in the chicken broth, tomato sauce, green chiles, onion, garlic, salt, cumin, and chili powder. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer until rice is tender, about 25 minutes, stirring occasionally. Spread Monterey Jack cheese on top, then replace the lid and allow the cheese to melt, about 5 minutes more.
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I used a mixture of EVOO and butter to brown the rice in. I used organic chicken broth in this recipe and I omitted the additional salt called for in this recipe. I cooked this whole recipe in m...

I liked this recipe a lot and my husband's jaw dropped when I took the cover off the pan (and loved the taste too!). I am giving it only four stars because I thought it was a bit too salty (I w...

This tasted very authentic to what we get in our local Mexican restaurant. I made exactly as the recipe stated, but, only used 1 tsp of salt based on other reviewer's suggestions. I also left...