December 2018

Mexican rice

Mexican rice recipe

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Mexican Rice is a staple in our house and the perfect dish to serve alongside Easy Fish Tacos, our favorite creamy chicken enchiladas or even alongside a simple roasted pork tenderloin!

Turning regular white rice from your pantry into this delicious rice side dish is easy! You’ll need just a few ingredients you probably already have in the kitchen!

We often make rice recipes to accompany our meals and most of the time they’re quick to make from scratch! Homemade Mexican Rice is so much more flavorful boxed versions and you can add or remove seasonings and spices to suit your tastes.

What is Mexican Rice?

All you need is some regular white rice, Mexican-style seasonings along with a bit of tomato sauce. It’s all cooked together creating a flavorful side dish! It doesn’t take much extra work than making just plain white rice.

You can serve Mexican rice with anything and everything- especially during taco night! I love adding homemade taco seasoning or turning it into Mexican rice and beans with a can of black beans or pinto beans!

What to Serve with Mexican Rice

How to Make Mexican Rice

An authentic Mexican rice recipe calls for just a few basic ingredients. Chicken stock is the base for this rice dish and adds lots of flavor and of course tomato sauce adds the color we’re used to seeing in a Mexican rice dish!

To make this Mexican Rice Recipe:

  1. Brown the Rice: Saute the rice, onions and butter about 5 minutes in a pot until the rice becomes golden in color.
  2. Add Seasonings: Add the seasonings, chicken broth and tomato sauce.
  3. Cook: Cover and simmer for about 15 minutes or until the rice is fully cooked. Once done, let sit covered about 5 minutes.

It’s that easy! I add in a minced and seeded jalapeno for flavor and of course a big squeeze of lime before serving.

Meat loaf

Meat loaf

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Speaking with host Ali Wentworth for the Yahoo! talk show embedded above, Meat was asked to clear up the long-standing confusion surrounding his 1993 comeback hit ‘I’d Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That),’ released as the leadoff single from the ‘Bat Out of Hell II’ album. “Jim Steinman, who I worked with and had great success with, wrote the song,” he recalled. “When we were recording it, Jim brings up the thing — he says, ‘People aren’t gonna know what that is.’ I said, ‘Of course they are. How can they not know? ‘ He goes, ‘They’re not gonna.'”

So what is “that”? ” explained Loaf, “It’s the line before every chorus. “There’s nine of them, I think. The problem lies because Jimmy likes to write, so you forget what the line was before you get to ‘I won’t do that.'” (Some of the things the song says he won’t do: forget the way you feel right now forgive himself if you don’t go all the way tonight do it better than he does it with you, so long and stop dreaming of you every night of his life.)

Of course, this isn’t the first time ‘Anything for Love’ has been explained — Meat did it with a blackboard and a pointer during his ‘VH1 Storytellers’ performance of the song — but Wentworth pressed for a few more examples of things he might or might not do for love, including going vegan, recording a song with Justin Bieber, or taking a bullet.