Del Rio's Mexican Rice

Del Rio's Mexican Rice

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"This recipe has been passed down to me from my mother who learned it from her mother. It's made from ingredients found in almost every kitchen! It'll sure be a hit. I have tried this rice over and over again and have developed my own new flavor."
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55 m servings 198 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 198 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 2.1 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 40.2g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 3.9 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 104 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Set oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and preheat the oven's broiler.
  2. Place jalapeno pepper on a baking sheet.
  3. Roast jalapeno pepper under the preheated broiler until skin is browned and blistered, 2 to 3 minutes per side Remove from oven and remove stem.
  4. Heat oil in a pot over medium-low heat; cook and stir rice in the hot oil until evenly browned and fragrant, 5 to 10 minutes.
  5. Blend roasted jalapeno, tomatoes, onion, cilantro, chicken bouillon, lemon juice, and garlic in a blender until smooth; stir into the browned rice. Continuously stir mixture until rice has absorbed the liquid, 5 to 10 minutes.
  6. Pour water into rice mixture, continuously stirring until liquid boils. Boil for 1 minute. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer until rice is fully cooked, waiting at least 20 minutes before removing the lid. Remove rice from heat and let stand 5 minutes before serving.


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For me, this wavered between 3 1/2-4 stars. I used brown rice in this recipe and did not have chicken bouillion granules so what I did was used homemade chicken broth and increased the liquid to...

Good rice, was a little crunchy even after adding and extra 1/4 cup of water. Did not use a jalapeno because I can't handle that much spice. Otherwise was pretty good.

I was torn on how to rate this recipe. Personally, I didn't care for this recipe. I thought it had some "heat" from the jalapeno, but, I didn't think it had much flavor. I think it needed som...

Not good flavor or heat

I loved this recipe! For my taste I would use less cilantro but this is by far the best Mexican rice recipe I have tried.

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