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Prep 0 mins
Cook 35 mins

This is called a sopa seca or dry soup, but it isn't really a soup. You can turn this into a one-dish meal by adding some chopped ham or chorizo and some peas. From Elena's Secrets of Mexican Cooking.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a heavy skillet. Saute garlic for 2 minutes. Remove and discard garlic.
  2. Fry rice in the same oil until rice is golden brown. Drain excess oil and return rice to pan.
  3. Stir in all remaining ingredients. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer about 30 minutes, or until all liquid is absorbed.