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Rice Cooker Mexican Rice

Rice Cooker Mexican Rice


A spicy, easy to prepare side dish to accompany any mexican dish. White rice is standard, but you can use any type of rice you like for this yummy recipe. You can even adapt this recipe for couscous by omitting the cooking in the rice cooker. UPDATED to account for error in rice and water proportion. Note that the type of rice you use and the type of rice cooker may require further adjustment.

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 5

Cook Time : 20

Total Time : 25


Serves 3

  • 1 1⁄2 cups rice (rice cooker cups)

  • 2cups water

  • 1 tomato-flavored bouillon cube

  • 1teaspoon cumin

  • 1teaspoon garlic powder

  • 2tablespoons dried onion or 2 tablespoons diced onions

  • 1teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • 1teaspoon chili powder


  • 01

    In a medium bowl, mix together rice, cumin, garlic powder, diced onion or dried onion, cayenne pepper, and chili powder.

  • 02

    Place in rice cooker.

  • 03

    Boil water; add bullion cubes and stir until dissolved.

  • 04

    Pour water over rice; stir briefly to combine.

  • 05

    Set rice cooker to cook.

  • 06

    When done, let sit approximately 10 minutes.



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