Martin's Easy Mexican Rice
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Savory and simple, this authentic Mexican rice is just like your local taqueria's.
Recipe type: Side
Cuisine: Mexican
Serves: 4
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ¼ cup chopped onion
  • Garlic powder
  • 1 cup long grain rice
  • Scant 2 cups water
  • 1 cube Knorr's Tomato Bouillon with Chicken Flavor (see link above)
  1. Heat the olive oil in a medium-sized pot, and saute the onion until translucent.
  2. Stir in a couple of dashes of garlic powder, along with the rice. Stir constantly until the rice starts to brown.
  3. Add the water, and break up the bouillon cube into the pot, stirring until completely dissolved. Bring to a boil, then cover and simmer on low for 15 minutes.
  4. When the time's up, turn off the heat, and let rest for 5 minutes, covered.
  5. Fluff with a fork, and serve.
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