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this authentic mexican rice is the perfect side dish to all your favorite mexican meals!

Authentic Mexican Rice Recipe

This delicious authentic mexican rice is the perfect side dish to many of your favorite mexican recipes!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 300 kcal
Author Carissa


  • 1 cup rice
  • 8.5 oz can of sweet peas drained
  • 1 carrot chopped into small pieces
  • 2 roma tomatoes
  • 1/4 piece of white onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons Knorr chicken bouillon
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 3/4 cup water


  1. Blend the tomatoes, onion, garlic, salt and water in a blender until well blended. Set aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a pot over medium heat when hot add the rice.
  3. Fry until rice is golden brown.
  4. Add the blended tomato sauce, peas, carrots, and chicken bouillon to the pot and stir once.
  5. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for about 25 min.
  6. Remove rice from heat and fluff with a fork.
  7. Serve.
Nutrition Facts
Authentic Mexican Rice Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 300 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 952mg41%
Potassium 249mg7%
Carbohydrates 47g16%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 3725IU75%
Vitamin C 10.8mg13%
Calcium 39mg4%
Iron 1.3mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.