when i make mexican food, i prefer FRIED rice over “spanish” rice. i don’t prefer the overly tomato taste of spanish rice, and i think the restaurants serve FRIED mexican rice. i have FIGURED OUT the difference!!! YAY!!!!!! here is an AMAZING recipe that is SUPER EASY and you can tinker with it and make substitutions!!!! ENJOY!!!!!
1/2 sliced (fajita sliced) green bell pepper
1/2 sliced (fajita sliced) yellow onion
3 cups UNCOOKED INSTANT rice
1/2 tablespoon mexican tomato bullion granules
1/2 teaspoon ground paprika
dash season salt
dash black pepper
3 cups chicken broth
3 tablespoons oil
in a skillet that has a lid, heat oil, saute’ bell peppers, onion and UNCOOKED rice for apx 5 min.
add all spices, stir.
add chicken broth (it should sizzle as you pour it in).