How to Make Mexican Rice

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How to Make Mexican Rice Recipe
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I use these brands but you can use what's local in your area.

I use these brands but you can use what's local in your area.

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Get large pot. Put on stove. Add 2 tbs oil. Olive or vegetable or canola. Medium to high heat.

Get large pot. Put on stove. Add 2 tbs oil. Olive or vegetable or canola. Medium to high heat.

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AFTER the oil heats up. Add 2 cups rice to oil

AFTER the oil heats up. Add 2 cups rice to oil

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Stir the rice frequently but don't over do it. You need to give the rice a chance to get brown.

Stir the rice frequently but don't over do it. You need to give the rice a chance to get brown.

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Chop up about 1/4 C onion while the rice is browning.

Chop up about 1/4 C onion while the rice is browning.

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Chop up cilantro. To taste. I use about 10 "strings" of it.

Chop up cilantro. To taste. I use about 10 "strings" of it.

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When most of the rice is brown make a little "hole" in the middle and drop the onion in there. Let it sauté a little bit.

When most of the rice is brown make a little "hole" in the middle and drop the onion in there. Let it sauté a little bit.

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Then mix the rice & onion together til the rice becomes a little more golden.

Then mix the rice & onion together til the rice becomes a little more golden.

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Open the can of tomato sauce and pour it in and stir it up.

Open the can of tomato sauce and pour it in and stir it up.

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The can is equal to 1 cup. So you can use it to add the water. For every 1 C rice you double the water. For this recipe add 4 C water.

The can is equal to 1 cup. So you can use it to add the water. For every 1 C rice you double the water. For this recipe add 4 C water.

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Pour it in! Stir it up!

Pour it in! Stir it up!

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This is how it will look after all the water is in there.

This is how it will look after all the water is in there.

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Add 2 Tbs Consome (Bullion). Stir it up.

Add 2 Tbs Consome (Bullion). Stir it up.

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Add the cilantro. Stir it up.

Add the cilantro. Stir it up.

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Let it come to a FULL boil.

Let it come to a FULL boil.

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Reduce the heat to low and put a lid. On my stove the knob that controls the flame is 0-12.  12 being highest.  By "low". I put mine on 4.

Reduce the heat to low and put a lid. On my stove the knob that controls the flame is 0-12. 12 being highest. By "low". I put mine on 4.

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Set a timer for 15:00. Do NOT remove the lid. At all. Not once. For the entire 15:00 minutes.

Set a timer for 15:00. Do NOT remove the lid. At all. Not once. For the entire 15:00 minutes.

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When it beeps. Turn off the stove. Do not remove the pot. Set the timer for an additional 5:00. THEN it's ready!! Yay!!

When it beeps. Turn off the stove. Do not remove the pot. Set the timer for an additional 5:00. THEN it's ready!! Yay!!

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