Mexican Green Rice (Rice Cooker)

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 43 mins

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

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.


Most Helpful

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!

zannah17 September 20, 2008

Very yummy~~thanks so much for sharing! :O)

SPrins June 17, 2008

We just had this for dinner. Dh said it was "yummy"! We wiped out most of the rice with just the two of us. I served it with chicken breasts stuffed with mexican cheese and green chilies. I did add a dash of cumin and chili powder, and half a cube of tomato bouillon. Was extremely tasty. I was so glad that I had fresh cilanto on hand! Thank you!

Chris Brad August 31, 2007

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