Mexican Rice - tender and amazingly delicious rice recipe that's perfect for entertaining or for regular days. It taste even better than those you pay at restaurants. Minimal prep time with optimal result - comes in 2 methods for your convenience!
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Rinse rice through water. In a half sheet baking pan
In a half sheet pan (12-13/16" l. x 10-7/16" w. x 2-1/2”) combine all ingredients and stir so that everything is fully combined.
Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, add rice and brown stirring occasionally, for about 2-3 minutes.
Next add onions and garlic, cook for about 2 minutes or until onion become soft and translucent. Season with paprika, cumin, bouillon, salt and pepper, add in the jalapenos or chili powder if using. Cook stirring often until fragrant, for about 30 seconds.
Pour tomatoes sauce and chicken broth into sauce pan and bring to a boil stirring once or twice. Reduce heat to low, cover sauce pan and simmer until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed, for 15-18 minutes.
Remove pan from heat, let it sit covered for 5 minutes then fluff rice with a fork or serving spoon.
Garnish with parsley and serve.
Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.