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Mexican Rice Recipe

Mexican Rice Recipe

This recipe is a zippy, flavorful south-of-the-border side dish. My family always requests this rice when I'm making a Mexican dinner.—Pattie Hess, Grabill, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 2 chicken bouillon cubes
  • 2 cups uncooked instant rice

Directions

  • 1. In a saucepan over medium heat, bring water, salsa and bouillon to a boil. Stir in rice; remove from the heat. Cover and salt stand 6-8 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Fluff with a fork. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 102 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 272mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.

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lyngoo
Reviewed Sep. 8, 2015

"This is so easy, and it's the best recipe for Mexican Rice that I've ever tried. I have used a number of different recipes, but this will be my "go to" recipe now."

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mkaskela
Reviewed Feb. 24, 2015

"Simple & good"

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xlsalbums
Reviewed Jan. 8, 2015

"My family didn't like this. Not much flavor."

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nurseamy99
Reviewed Mar. 13, 2014

"Was good & so, so simple. I used medium chunky salsa. Will try hot next time. Thanks!"

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carlyhol
Reviewed Jun. 4, 2013

"I thought this recipe was very good for being so simple. I did add some chopped yellow pepper and onion because I had it on hand, but I think it would have been good without that too."

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grjen
Reviewed May. 10, 2013

"Made for a Mexican carry-in at work. It was really easy and delicious."

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thetanners2004
Reviewed Nov. 17, 2011

"Quick & easy side to go with tacos or enchiladas!"

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deamccoy
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2011

"I made this with chicken broth too instead and it was great. I paired it with the zesty corn and beans recipe which calls for rice to put the corn and beans ontop of it. They went together perfect. It was a great side for the Nacho Pie. My family and company thought it was great."

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akoehler79
Reviewed Dec. 24, 2010

"Very simple and good too. Spice it up with hot salsa or keep it mild. We make this whenever we have a Mexican style dinner."

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dtreasoner
Reviewed Sep. 17, 2009

"Most bouillon cubes contain MSG, which I am allergic to. Substituting MSG FREE chicken broth for the water and bouillon cubes resulted in a fabulous dish as well!"

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