Mexican Style Rice

Mexican Rice

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Serves: 4

  • 1 cup uncooked rice
  • 1 ½ cups or more of water
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 packet of Sazon seasoning (with coriander and Annatto)
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • Pinch of dry oregano
  • ½ teaspoon salt or to taste
  1. Heat oil in a medium pot. Add cumin seeds and let it sizzle. Add rice, seasoning, chili powder and sauté it until rice is coated with oil and spices, 1 minute.
  2. Add water and salt. Cover the pot and let the rice cook until soft, about 10 to 15 minutes. Add more water if necessary.
  3. Can be served for filling for burrito or on the side for Mexican dishes.