Ole! Fluffy Mexican Rice

50 mins (prep 10, cooking 40)
14 ingredients
6 servings
My recipe for flavorful, fluffy Mexican rice. For added aromatics, try this using basmati rice (I don't recommend Jasmine rice, as it is a sticky rice more suitable for Asian dishes).

Categories:  <-60-mins , side-dish , pasta,-rice-and-grains , rice , easy , north-american , mexican , long-grain-rice , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (154.6 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 291.86 Calories from Fat 62.91
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6.99g 64.49%
Saturated Fat 1.32g 39.57%
Trans Fat 0.06g %
Cholesterol 44.32mg 88.64%
Sodium 370.53mg 92.63%
Total Carbohydrate 38.4g 76.81%
Dietary Fiber 2.19 g 52.46%
Sugars 2.02 g %
Protein 19.0g 227.95%
Vitamin A 185.5IU% Vitamin C 2.65mg%
Calcium 22.29mg% Iron 1.71mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
medium onion, seeded, jalapeno pepper, cilantro leaves, bacon drippings, fresh garlic cloves, fresh lime juice, ground cumin


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