Mexican Rice

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by WendyQuail

This is a wonderful Mexican rice dish to accompany tacos, burritos, enchiladas, or anything for that matter. A cilantro lover's dream side dish!!!!

Top Review by lsneedels

This is delicious! I love cilantro and the recipe is cheesy and just spicy enough for me. Will definitely make it as a side for mexican in the future.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter in heavy medium saucepan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add garlic and onion and cook for 2 minutes or until tender.
  3. Stir in rice, add water and salt, and bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat to low, cover, and cook, stirring occasionally, for 25 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender.
  5. Transfer rice to greased 8-inch square glass baking dish and allow to cool thoroughly.
  6. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  7. Stir sour cream and cilantro into rice until combined, then chilis, jalapenos, and grated cheese.
  8. Bake, uncovered, for 20 minutes or until heated through and lightly flecked with golden brown.
  9. Do not overcook.

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