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Quick Mexican Rice


  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup diced onions
  • 1 - 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1 cup long grain rice uncooked
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • In a skillet over medium heat, add butter and let melt.
  • Add onion and saute till soft, then add the garlic and cook for another 1 - 2 minutes, stirring so the the garlic doesn't burn.
  • Add in the rice, chicken broth, salsa, cumin, salt and pepper. Stir to combine.
  • Bring to a boil, then cover and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 25 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and let rice stand with lid on for 10 minutes. Remove lid and fluff rice with a fork.
  • Serve!