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Mexican Yellow Rice Recipe 2

Mexican Yellow Rice Recipe

Mike Gonzalez
A delicious recipe full of vibrant color and flavor your family will enjoy! This Mexican Yellow Rice is a perfect side dish for any Mexican meal.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Sides
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 people
Calories 570 kcal


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion finely diced
  • 1 small red bell pepper seeded and finely diced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup long grain rice
  • 1 can tomato sauce 8 oz can
  • cups chicken stock
  • ½ tsp ground turmeric
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp granulated garlic
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • 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.
    2 tbsp olive oil, 1 small onion, 1 small red bell pepper, 4 cloves garlic
  • Add the rice, stir it around with the onion mixture for about a minute.
    1 cup long grain rice
  • Add the tomato sauce, chicken stock, tumeric, cumin, oregano, granulated garlic, salt and pepper.
    1 can tomato sauce, 1½ cups chicken stock, ½ tsp ground turmeric, ½ tsp ground cumin, 1 tsp granulated garlic, ½ tsp oregano, 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!