Make your own restaurant style Mexican rice at home in a few simple steps with easy to find ingredients.
Servings 8 servings
- 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
- 1 cup white rice
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 1 tsp. cumin
- 1 Tbsp. chicken bouillon powder (or 3 cubes)
- 1/4 cup tomato sauce
- 2 cups water
- 1/2 fresh jalapeno
Add vegetable oil to a large saucepan over medium heat. Add rice and toast until slightly golden and nutty smelling.
Add garlic, cumin, chicken bouillon powder and tomato sauce and stir well. Stir in water. Add jalapeno half and add lid to saucepan leaving it a little off to allow steam to release. Lower heat to a simmer.
Cook for 20 to 25 minutes. Check to see if the rice is cooked through at 20 minutes then watch carefully. Remove jalapeno and serve.