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Spicy Tomato Rice

Spicy Tomato Rice

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword long grain rice, Mexican Side Dish, rice side dish, side dish, spicy rice, spicy tomato rice, tomato sauce
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 6


  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • 2 cups white long grain rice
  • 1/3 cup diced Jalapenos
  • 1/3 cup diced green onion
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 Tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Chipolte, or more to taste
  • 1 Teaspoon Cumin
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/4 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce


  • In a saucepan on low heat, melt the butter and add the rice, peppers, onions and garlic. Saute the ingredients for 2 minutes, coating the grains of rice with the butter. Stir in the chili powder, chipotle, cumin and salt.
  • Add the chicken stock and tomato sauce to the pan. Turn the heat to medium high and bring the ingredients to a simmer. Turn the heat down to low, cover the pan with a lid and cook for an additional 20 minutes. After 20 minutes, turn the heat off and let the ingredients sit in the pan covered with a lid for 9 minutes. Uncover, fluff the rice with a fork and serve hot.