Spicy Mexican Rice Recipe

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Spicy Mexican Rice
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  1. Slice one of the onions in very thin slices. Finely chop the other onion.
  2. Mash the garlic with the salt to make a paste.
  3. Heat the bacon drippings in a medium sauce pan. Add chopped onions and garlic paste. Cook and stir until onions are translucent.
  4. Puree the two cans of Rotel Mexican Diced Tomatoes with Lime Juice and Cilantro.
  5. Add pureed Rotel, chicken broth, chili powder and cumin. Bring mixture to a boil. Stir in instant rice and sliced onions.
  6. Cover and let stand over very low heat 15 to 20 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 92.84 Kcal (389 kJ)
Calories from fat 20.22 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.25g 3%
Cholesterol 1.92mg 1%
Sodium 203.53mg 8%
Potassium 47.96mg 1%
Total Carbs 15.78g 5%
Sugars 0.46g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0.66g 3%
Protein 1.57g 3%
Vitamin C 3mg 5%
Iron 1.2mg 6%
Calcium 10.1mg 1%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 149.28 Kcal (625 kJ)
Calories from fat 32.52 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.61g 3%
Cholesterol 3.08mg 1%
Sodium 327.25mg 8%
Potassium 77.12mg 1%
Total Carbs 25.37g 5%
Sugars 0.73g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1.06g 3%
Protein 2.52g 3%
Vitamin C 4.8mg 5%
Iron 1.9mg 6%
Calcium 16.2mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 1.9
  • 2

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

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