This Mexican Rice is simple to prepare and full of zesty flavors. Filled with fresh salsa, black beans, and spices, this rice is makes an easy side dish for just about any meal!
I think it’s obvious by now that I’m crazy for Mexican food.
Tacos, enchiladas, burritos, and everything in between, I love them all. I’ve even created some delicious Mexican dishes, like this taco macaroni and cheese and this taco bake because I just can’t get enough of the flavors.
So with Cinco de Mayo coming up, it’s only natural that I share my love for this cuisine again.
When I made it home, I couldn’t wait to test out this Mexican Rice.
It’s easy, full of Mexican flavor, and the perfect side dish to whip up for a Cinco de Mayo (or any day) celebration. Filled with fresh salsa, black beans, and spices, this rice is zesty and delicious.
If you love zesty rice, then this Mexican Rice was made for you!
I decided to put a unique twist on this dish and throw in some black beans and corn. It gives it great flavor and a delicious taste. And since you can make it in the convenience of your own home, I guarantee it’ll be a dinnertime favorite.
Did I mention how easy this Mexican Rice is to whip up? You’ll be amazed at how simple it is to transform some white rice into a dish flavored with salsa, garlic, and spices.
To start, you’ll want to combine some uncooked rice, chicken broth, butter, salsa, garlic powder, black beans, salt and pepper into a medium pot. Bring the mixture to a boil and then cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes, or until the rice mixture is tender. Fluff with a fork and get ready to indulge in this zesty Mexican Rice.
This Mexican Rice cooks up full of zesty flavor and hearty beans. The salsa and seasonings give this dish a nice twist. If you’re looking for a Cinco de Mayo dish, then this is it!
Looking for more Mexican dishes? I’ve got you covered!
- 1 cup uncooked long-grain rice
- 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
- ¾ cup chunky salsa any kind
- 1 (15 ounce) can black beans drained and rinsed
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder
- ¼ teaspoon cumin
- Salt and pepper to taste
- In a medium saucepan, combine the rice, chicken brother, salsa, beans, garlic powder, cumin, salt, and pepper.
- Bring to a boil and then let simmer for 15-20 minutes or until rice mixture is tender. Remove from heat and fluff with fork. Serve immediately.