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Super Easy Mexican Rice (Spanish Rice)

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Easy Mexican Rice is that perfect side dish you’ll want to make again and again. Buttery rice meets south-of-the-border spices meets tomatoey goodness all in one dish for easy clean up! 


  • 1 cup long grain white rice
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 8 ounces tomato sauce
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • Instructions

  • In a large skillet (one that has a lid) over medium heat, melt butter.
  • Stir in cumin, chili powder, salt, onion powder and rice for 1-2 minutes.
  • Whisk in tomato sauce and chicken broth.
  • Bring a boil, then reduce to a high simmer.
  • Cover and cook for 25 minutes (see note).
  • Uncover, fluff with a fork, and serve.
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