Perfect Mexican rice

Perfect Mexican rice


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About this recipe: No Mexican feast is complete without a huge bowl of authentic Mexican rice. The key here is to cook the rice properly and use a good quality stock and crisp, fresh herbs and vegetables.


Serves: 6 

  • 180g long grain white rice
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 350ml chicken stock
  • 1/2 onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 green pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 fresh jalapeno pepper, chopped
  • 1 tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 1 chicken stock cube
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander
  • 1 clove garlic, halved

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. In a medium saucepan, cook rice in oil over medium heat for about 3 minutes. Pour in chicken stock, and bring to the boil. Stir in onion, green pepper, jalapeno, and diced tomato. Season with stock cube, salt and pepper, cumin, coriander, and garlic. Bring to the boil, cover, and reduce heat to low. Cook for 20 minutes.

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