Restaurant Style Mexican Rice

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Restaurant Style Mexican Rice


  • 1 cup white rice
  • 1/2 white onion
  • 3 medium tomatoes
  • 2 cups water or vegetable broth
  • 1 1/2 tsp celtic salt
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1-2 jalapeno peppers seeded and minced
  • 4-5 cloves of garlic minced
  • Juice of 2 limes


  • Toast your rice over medium low heat.
  • Place tomatoes and onion in a blender with 1 cup of water and blend until smooth.
  • Then, add a drizzle of oil to the bottom of a skillet, heating up the jalapeƱo, cumin, salt and minced garlic.
  • Stir in your toasted rice.
  • Add in 1 cup of the tomato mixture and the remaining 1 cup of water. Add in the olive oil.
  • Cover and cook until liquid is absorbed and the rice softens, about 15 minutes. Remove from heat and fluff the rice with a fork. Cover and let steam for 10 minutes. Add in the juice of the limes and season with additional salt and a drizzle of oil if necessary.

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