Simple Mexican Rice

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by SweetsLady 3

This rice is as easy as one of those pouches, but better for your tastebuds and heart. Since Mexican is on the menu weekly at my house, I make up several batches worth of cumin/cilantro/bouillon and then just use 1 1/2 tablespoons of the mix. Modified from TOH.

Top Review by 55tbird

This is wonderful rice. I used chicken broth instead of water and chicken broth powder. Did not have enough cumin, so I used 1 tsp cumin and 1 tsp taco seasoning. Will for sure make this again. It was served with oven baked tacos.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large skillet, saute the rice, onion and green pepper in the butter until the rice is lightly browned and veggies are tender-crisp.
  2. Add the garlic and cook 1 minute.
  3. Stir in the water, cilantro, cumin, boullion and bring to a boil.
  4. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and allow to stand 5 minutes.
  6. Stir in salsa and lime juice.

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