Authentic Mexican Rice

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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tablespoon vegetable oil
cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice
pouch Old El Paso® Mexican cooking sauce (any flavor)
cups Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
  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.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
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.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 260
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 770mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 44g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 6g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 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.