Restaurant Style Mexican Rice
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 27 mins
Total time: 37 mins
Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • ¾ cup tomato sauce
  • 1¼ cups chicken broth
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • ¼ cup frozen peas
  • Handful fresh chopped cilantro for topping
Instructions
  1. Heat the olive oil in a pot over medium heat.
  2. Cook the onions and garlic for 7 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the cumin, chili powder, cayenne pepper and rice and stir.
  4. Pour in the tomato sauce and chicken broth and add the peas and bring to a boil.
  5. Turn the heat to low, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes.
  6. Fluff with a fork and top with fresh cilantro.
Makes 3 cups
    Recipe by My San Francisco Kitchen at https://www.mysanfranciscokitchen.com/restaurant-style-mexican-rice/