A common ingredient in Mexican food is rice! This Mexican yellow rice recipe is easy and tasty.

Mexican Yellow Rice Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Sides
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4 people


  • 1 cup Long Grain Rice
  • 2 Tbsp Light Olive Oil
  • 1 small onion finely diced
  • 1 small red bell pepper seeded and finely diced
  • 1 can tomato sauce 8 oz can
  • cups chicken stock
  • ½ tsp Ground Tumeric
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp Granulated Garlic
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In a saucepan, add the olive oil along with the onion, bell pepper and garlic and let them cook together over medium heat until the onion becomes translucent.
  • Add the rice, stir it around with the onion mixture for about a minute.
  • Add the tomato sauce, chicken stock, tumeric, cumin, oregano, granulated garlic, salt and pepper.
  • Place a lid on the pot, reduce the heat to medium low and simmer for about 15 to 20 minutes or until the rice is tender.
  • Fluff it up with a fork and serve it right away!


Author: Mike Gonzalez

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