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Traditional Mexican Rice Recipes

There are many recipes of Mexican rice and they range from the basic recipes to the much elaborated ones.

In other words Mexican rice can be, at the same time, very quick and easy to prepare but it can also be somewhat difficult and time consuming.

In this article we decided to share one very original and traditional Mexican recipe that is relatively easy, not so quick to prepare but very tasteful and unique.




You may be surprised to see the chicken meat as an ingredient in this Mexican rice recipe. The reason for this is that while traveling thought the rural and remote parts of Mexico we came across Mexican indigenous people that prepare their food in very unique way.

Their way of food preparation is not the topic of this article but we can say that this rice recipe represents the mixture of traditional, rural, and modern Mexican cuisine.


Traditional Mexican Rice


Quick and Basic Mexican Rice Recipe



In a sauce pan bring 2 cups of water to a boil. Then add rice and stir for 20 minutes. Stir in diced tomatoes, kidney beans and olive oil and cook for five more minutes.