Mexican Green Rice (Rice Cooker)

READY IN: 53mins
Recipe by Bev I Am

Serve this as a side dish with Enchiladas and chiles rellenos. I discovered this in the Rice Cooker Cookbook.

Top Review by zannah17

I make this all the time. It goes great with just about everything. The only thing I do different is I add the cilantro at the very end before serving... I just love the taste of fresh cilantro. Still a keeper! Thank you!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set rice cooker to Quick Cook or regular/Brown Rice cycle.
  2. Place the butter in the rice bowl.
  3. When melted, add the onion.
  4. Cook stirring, until onion is softened and translucent, about 5 minutes.
  5. Add rice, water, salt and cilantro to the rice cooker bowl.
  6. Stir to combine.
  7. Close the cover and reset for the regular/Brown Rice cycle, or allow the regular/Brown Rice cycle to complete.
  8. When the machine switches over to the Keep Warm cycle, let the rice steam for 15 minutes.
  9. Fluff rice with wooden or plastic rice paddle, or wooden spoon.
  10. This rice will hold on Keep Warm for up to 1 hour.
  11. Serve hot.

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