The Best Mexican Rice Recipe

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50 mins (prep 20, cooking 30)
11 ingredients
8-10 servings
I made this for a Cinco de Mayo party and it was just like the rice you get in a Mexican restaurant. Light, fluffy, and perfect for your next Mexican fiesta!

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Serving Size (118.73 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 110.28 Calories from Fat 92.88
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10.32g 127.01%
Saturated Fat 0.85g 33.94%
Trans Fat 0.04g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 460.9mg 153.63%
Total Carbohydrate 3.73g 9.96%
Dietary Fiber 0.58 g 18.4%
Sugars 2.02 g %
Protein 1.89g 30.17%
Vitamin A 301.34IU% Vitamin C 10.82mg%
Calcium 11.58mg% Iron 0.43mg%
*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:
very ripe, medium white onion, long grain white rice