Mexican Red Rice

Mexican Sides & Mains
Gluten-Free
Nut-free
Soy-Free

Mexican Red Rice is a staple in Mexican cuisine. It can seem a little intimidating to make but is truly so easy with the right tips and tricks!

PREP TIME

10min

COOK TIME

25min

TOTAL TIME

35min

INGREDIENTS

Serves 5-6 people

  • 1 cup white jasmine rice
  • 2 ripe large roma tomatoes (make sure they’re deep red and on the softer side) 1/2 white onion 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 cups vegetable broth (or water + 1 tsp bouillon)
  • 2 tbsp any oil

EQUIPMENT

  • Blender or food processor
  • Large sized pan

Instructions

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  1. Rinse rice really well and let it dry as much as possible.
  2. Make broth if using bouillon if not measure out 2 cups broth
  3. Chop 1/4 onion really small and set aside. Then with the other 1/4 of an onion chop into big chunks and place into a blender followed by the 2 ripe roma tomatoes and 2 garlic cloves. Blend on high for 1 minute.
  4. Add 2 tbsp oil to pan then add rice (rice should be mostly dried, Add rice and cook on high heat constantly moving it around for 4-5 minutes…DO NOT TAKE YOUR EYES OFF RICE, KEEP MOVING IT AROUND. Then once golden add onion. Cook for 2 minutes continuing to move around in pan.
  5. Add the tomato sauce and cook for 4 minutes moving constantly then add broth, Bring to a simmer, will take 2 minutes. Then cover, bring to lowest heat and cook for 17-22 minutes or until all the liquid is evaporated and rice is perfectly cooked.

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