This Mexican Rice tastes just like the side dish at your favorite Mexican restaurant! It is tender, and perfectly seasoned to make the best side dish for your favorite Mexican meals.
16ozlong grain white riceuncooked
8oztomato sauce(1 small can)
12ozfrozen peas and carrotsthawed
In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onion and rice and cook, stirring frequently, until onion starts to turn translucent and rice starts to become a toasty golden brown, about 3-5 minutes.
Stir in cumin, then add broth, tomato sauce and bullion and bring to a rapid boil.
Add in the peas and carrots and serrano peppers (whole) and let the rice return to a boil.
Cover the skillet with a lid and reduce the heat to low and let the rice simmer for 15-20 minutes, or until the liquid has been absorbed.
Remove the pan from the heat and discard the peppers. Serve warm. Enjoy!