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Authentic Mexican Rice

Make authentic rice quicker! Old El Paso® Mexican Cooking Sauce provides the flavor--all you need to add is oil, rice and chicken broth.

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  • prep time 5 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1
tablespoon vegetable oil
1
cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice
1
pouch Old El Paso® Mexican cooking sauce (any flavor)
2
cups Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add rice; cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until rice sizzles and begins to lightly brown. Add cooking sauce and chicken broth. Heat to boiling. Cover; reduce heat to low.
  • 2 Simmer 20 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes, until liquid is absorbed and rice is cooked. For a drier rice mixture, remove cover and let simmer uncovered about 5 minutes or until desired consistency.
  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add rice; cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until rice sizzles and begins to lightly brown. Add cooking sauce and chicken broth. Heat to boiling. Cover; reduce heat to low.
  • 2 Simmer 20 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes, until liquid is absorbed and rice is cooked. For a drier rice mixture, remove cover and let simmer uncovered about 5 minutes or until desired consistency.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Make it your own: Try any of the flavors of Old El Paso® Mexican Cooking Sauce in this recipe; the roasted tomato flavor is the most traditional, but all taste delicious. Find your own favorite!

Try this rice as a side dish with any main dish. The flavors are so versatile.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
770mg
770%;
Total Carbohydrate
44g
44%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.