The BEST, truly authentic Mexican rice! Super easy to make from home, and a necessary side dish for all of your favorite Mexican recipes.
1 1/2 cups long grain white rice
1/4 cup oil
1 teaspoon garlic , minced
1/4 medium onion , finely diced
1/4 cup tomato sauce , or 2 pureed tomatoes
2 tomato bouillon cubes , chopped (these can be found in the Mexican food aisle at Walmart or your local grocery store)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 carrot , diced
1/2 cup peas
3 1/4 cup water
3-4 whole serrano peppers , optional
- Rinse and drain the rice in a fine mesh strainer.
- In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, add the oil. Add the rice and stir to combine. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until the rice is lightly golden brown all over (about 10 minutes).
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