Total Time
20mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

Authentic Mexican rice has a distinctive red-orange color and a slightly smoky, garlic and onion flavor. This popular side dish is made from white rice and typically features vegetables such as peas and carrots.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups water
  • 12 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 (1 1/2 ounce) package McCormick® Arroz a la Mexicana, Mexican Rice Seasoning Mix
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 cups instant rice
  • 1 cup frozen peas and carrot
  • bring water, tomato sauce, Seasoning Mix and oil to boil in 3-quart saucepan, stirring occasionally

Directions

  1. Bring water, tomato sauce, Seasoning Mix and oil to boil in 3-quart saucepan, stirring occasionally.
  2. Stir in instant rice and vegetables. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 10 minutes until rice is tender.
  3. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with fork before serving.