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

Mexican Yellow Rice Recipe 2

Mexican Yellow Rice Recipe

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 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!