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Friday, August 6, 2010

Mexican Rice

Very easy recipe to make and very tasty. If you like it spicier just put more jalapeno peppers in it. Make it to go along with your next mexican themed meal.

MEXICAN RICE (serves 6)

*1 cup long grain white rice
*1 tablespoon vegetable oil
*2 cups chicken stock
*1 onion, finely chopped
*1/2 green bell pepper, finely chopped
*1/2 red bell pepper, finely chopped
*1 fresh jalapeno pepper, chopped
*2 medium tomatos, seeded and chopped small
*2 teaspoons chicken granules
*1/2 teaspoon salt
*1 teaspoon pepper
*1 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 
*1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
*2 teaspoons minced garlic
*1 teaspoon butter

~In a medium sauce pan, put oil and heat over medium heat.
~Add rice, once oil is hot.
~Cook for about 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
~Pour in chicken stock, and bring to a boil.
~Stir in onion, green pepper, red pepper, jalapeno pepper, garlic, and diced tomato.
~Add chicken granules, salt, pepper, cumin, and cilantro.
~Bring to a boil, cover, and reduce heat to low.
~Cook for 20 minutes.
~Add butter and gently mix into rice with a fork.
~Serve hot.

Vegetarian Version:
`Substitute chicken stock for vegetable stock.

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