Mexican Rice

Arroz a la Mexicana

Preparation info
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Appears in
Muy Bueno: Three Generations of Authentic Mexican Flavor

By Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack

Published 2013

  • About

This side dish is one of the first recipes I learned to cook when I was a little girl. It is a staple in most Mexican kitchens, and has such a wonderful aroma while it’s cooking. I have to confess, however, that I had a few disasters while learning to make this dish. One time I cooked the rice without toasting it first; I thought it was just boiled like when mi mamá would make arroz con leche. I added some tomato sauce