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Easy Mexican Rice Recipe

Mexican rice recipe

This Mexican rice recipe tastes JUST like the Mexican rice that you get at a restaurant and it is sooo easy to make!
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Mexican Rice Recipe, Restaurant Style Mexican Rice
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 190kcal
Author Lauren



  • In a sauté pan over medium heat add your oil.
  • Add in the rice and cook until the rice turns golden brown and has a nutty aroma.
  • Stir in your garlic, chicken stock, and v8 juice.
  • Bring the liquid up to a boil then cover and reduce the heat to low.
  • Allow the rice to simmer for 20 minutes or until all the liquid is absorbed.


Calories: 190kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 346mg | Potassium: 120mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg