Recipe from Taste of the South
SERVINGS
10
PREP TIME
15 mins
TOTAL TIME
1 hr 5 mins

Spicy Mexican Rice

Recipe from Taste of the South
Recipe from Taste of the South
SERVINGS
10
PREP TIME
15 mins
TOTAL TIME
1 hr 5 mins
Ingredients
  • 3   tablespoons butter
  • 1   small onion, chopped
  • 1   clove garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2  cups long-grain rice, uncooked
  • 1   can (15-ounce) whole-kernel corn, drained
  • 2   cans (10-ounce) diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • 2   cans (14.5-ounce) chicken broth
  • 1   teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2  teaspoon salt
  • 1   cup (4 ounces) Monterey Jack cheese, grated
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How to Make Mexican Rice

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Directions
1. 
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2. 
In a Dutch oven, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic, and rice. Cook until rice is browned, stirring often.
3. 
Stir in corn, tomatoes, broth, cumin, and salt. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and cook for 20 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender.
4. 
Spoon rice into a lightly greased 9-x-13-x-2-inch baking dish. Top with shredded cheese
5. 
Bake, uncovered, for 15 minutes.
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