Baked Mexican Rice

Posted by Wine & Spice on 3/23/2016 to Side Dish


Serves 4


Ingredients:


1 Cup Jasmine (of favorite) Rice

1 Tbsp Butter

2 Tsp Oil

3/4 Cup Chicken Broth/Stock

1 Tsp Taco Tuesday

1 Can Rotel Seasoned Tomatoes, Separate Juices from Tomatoes



Preparation:


Preheat oven to 350ยบ.


Spray a baking dish lightly with cooking spray and add the tomatoes from the Rotel Can.  In a measuring cup top off the Rotel tomato juices with chicken broth to equal 1 cup.



Heat butter and oil in a sauté pan, add the rice and Taco Tuesday seasoning and and sauté for a few minutes until the rice grain becomes milky in color.  Place rice in prepared baking dish.  



Pour juice/broth into this hot sauté pan and bring to a simmer.  Add hot liquid to the rice/tomato mixture. Stir and cover tightly with foil.  



Bake for 30 minutes then let sit for 10 minutes.  Remove foil, fluff and enjoy!




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