Homemade Delicious Mexican Rice

Information : Prep Time : 5 mins, Cook Time : 25 mins, Total Time : 30 mins, Course : Side Dish, Cuisine: Mexican, Spanish, Servings for : 8 servings, Calories: 185kcal, Author: Nikki Gladd (https://www.seededatthetable.com/easy-mexican-rice/)


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable or canola oil
  • 1 cup uncooked long-grain white rice
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken stock or broth
  • 8 oz. can tomato sauce
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

Cooking Instructions

  1. Heat the oil in a 4-quart saucepan over medium-high heat.  Add the rice and cook until translucent (somewhat clear) about 3-4 minutes; stirring frequently.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and bring to a rapid boil over high heat. 
  3. Cover, turn the heat down to almost low (a little less than medium low) and cook for 25 minutes.  Remove cover and let stand 2-3 minutes before fluffing with a fork.