Mexican Fiesta Rice

  • 01 Jan - 07 Jan, 2022
  • Mag The Weekly
  • Cookery


• 2 tablespoons olive oil

• 1 onion

• 2 peppers

• 4 garlic cloves

• 1 teaspoon cumin seeds

• 1 tablespoon tomato purée

• Pinch of smoked paprika

• 250 g rice

• 450 ml vegetable stock

Heat the oil in a saucepan, then add the onion, pepper, garlic and cumin and sizzle gently for 10 minutes until the vegetables are soft. Stir in the tomato purée and smoked paprika and cook for a minute, then stir in the rice. Pour over the stock, then cover and bring to boil. Stir, cover again and place on low heat. Simmer for 10 minutes. Turn off the heat and leave, covered, for 10 minutes. Stir through the coriander and spring onions, and serve.