Last modified on 8 July 2014, at 17:19

Cookbook:Mexican Rice

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Mexican Rice

Recipe 1:Edit

IngredientsEdit

ProcedureEdit

  1. Over medium-high heat, fry dry rice in oil until golden brown, stirring often.
  2. When rice is brown, add onions and green peppers and cook till slightly softened.
  3. Next, add tomatoes, spices and water. Cover and cook for 20 minutes on low heat.
  4. Serves 5-6.

Recipe 2:Edit

IngredientsEdit

  • 1 cup uncooked white rice
  • 1 red chile, fresh, seeded and finely diced (or 1 dehydrated chile that has been rehydrated)
  • 5 tablespoon Ancho Enchilada Sauce, strained (strained in medium-mesh strainer)
  • 1 2/3 cups chicken broth
  • 4 cloves of garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 1/2 small onion, peeled and finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon oil or lard

ProcedureEdit

  1. Saute garlic, onions, and red chile in oil over medium heat for about 1 minute.
  2. Add in the rice and stir frequently until rice begins to brown.
  3. Mix chicken stock and chile sauce (make sure to strain) in another saucepan and bring to a boil.
  4. When mixed, make sure liquid mixture equals out to 2 cups of liquid.
  5. Add in the chicken stock and chile sauce mixture to rice and bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat and bring rice to slow simmer. Cook for 25-30 minutes without removing the lid.
  7. Remove lid and fluff rice with a fork.