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Mexican Rice Recipe

Mexican rice is a delicious meal that can be served alongside tacos, grilled meat, and even scrambled eggs! This easy recipe is full of flavor and comes together in less than 20 minutes.

This rice is also perfect to make in advance and freeze. Then reheat it when you want to serve!

Roasted Corn

Roasted corn is a favorite side dish that you can serve on any occasion and it’s easy to prepare. It’s also a great way to use up leftover cooked corn from a meal.

You can eat roasted corn on its own or add it to your favorite Mexican rice recipe. This street style mixture of corn and rice is a delicious side that’s perfect for tacos, burritos, or salads. It can be made ahead and stored in the fridge for a few days.

To make roasted corn, start by preheating the oven to 425 degrees F. Then, spread a tablespoon of herb butter on each cob. Next, wrap the cobs individually in aluminum foil and place them on a baking sheet. Bake them in the oven for about 20 to 25 minutes until the corn is soft.

If you want to add a little extra southwestern flavor to this skillet roasted corn, try adding some chili powder or chili lime seasoning, cilantro, feta cheese, or parmesan cheese. You can even substitute fresh herbs for the cilantro if you have some on hand.

This southwestern-inspired skillet roasted corn is full of sweet and spicy flavors. It’s the perfect side for your family dinner or a quick and easy weeknight dinner idea!

You can easily make this roasted corn ahead of time and it will keep well in the fridge for up to 3 days. To reheat, simply heat in the microwave or on the stovetop.

I hope you enjoy this tasty roasted corn recipe! Please let me know how you liked it in the comments below! I love hearing from you!

The chile lime seasoning is my personal favorite for this recipe, but you can certainly swap in your favorite blend. You could also omit the queso fresco, if you prefer. This roasted corn is sure to please your family and friends!

This roasted corn is perfect for a picnic or to take to a party. It’s also a great side for any meat or vegetable. You can make this roasted corn recipe ahead of time and it will keep well in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.


Cilantro is one of the most common herbs found in dishes around the world. It is commonly used in a variety of foods and drinks, such as tacos, guacamole, salsa, chicken tikka masala, chutney, chermoula, and pad thai.

This herb is an excellent source of vitamin A, dietary fiber, folate, potassium, and manganese. It also contains a small amount of calcium, iron, and copper.

Fresh cilantro leaves have a bright, lemony flavor that is slightly peppery. Dried cilantro has much less flavor, but it is still a good option for boosting the flavor of your meals.

The best part is that you can use just about any type of cilantro in your cooking. The leaves and stems can be added to a wide range of dishes, but they are most often used in savory meals where they add a touch of brightness and freshness.

In addition, cilantro is a great supplemental herb to add to your diet to boost the flavor and health benefits of your food. The roots, seeds, and fruit all contain antimicrobial, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory properties.

However, it is important to remember that cilantro is a member of the cruciferous family, which can be associated with gastrointestinal illnesses. It has been implicated in a number of outbreaks caused by pathogens such as Salmonella, Shiga-toxin producing Escherichia coli, and Cyclospora cayetanensis.

These diseases are most often transmitted through the fecal-oral route. To prevent these illnesses, a variety of sanitation practices are recommended.

While cilantro has been linked to several outbreaks in the United States, it is generally safe to consume when prepared properly. It is essential that cilantro be harvested, packed, and transported in a clean manner to prevent contamination.

When buying cilantro, look for a bunch of fresh leaves that are bright green in color. Make sure the stems remain upright rather than drooping.

Once purchased, cilantro should be stored in a refrigerator to keep it fresh. You can also keep it in a cup of water, if the leaves are dry and stems are still intact.

If you prefer not to purchase cilantro, you can freeze it in ice cube trays with neutral oil or mix it with salt and store it in the freezer. These hacks will help keep cilantro at its best for a few weeks.

Sour Cream

Sour cream is an incredibly versatile ingredient that can be used in a variety of ways. It works well as a topping for chili, soups, and Mexican favorites like nachos, and it’s also a great substitute for mayonnaise in sandwiches.

While most commercial sour cream is pasteurized, some brands include live microorganisms, which help boost digestive health and immunity. Try adding a few drops of sour cream to your next salad or sandwich spread; it will provide a creamy, tangy flavor and texture that you can’t get from mayo.

Besides being a healthy fat, sour cream is also low in carbs and is suitable for a number of diets. However, it’s a high-calorie food and should be consumed in moderation.

A tablespoon of sour cream has about 12 calories and 5 grams of saturated fat, which is less than the recommended intake for people following a 2,000-calorie diet. Saturated fats can increase your risk of heart disease, so make sure to keep a close eye on the amount of sour cream you consume and vary the types of dairy in your diet.

You can store sour cream in the refrigerator for up to two weeks. Just be sure to check the sour cream regularly to ensure it doesn’t spoil. If it has a smelly, rancid taste or mold growth on the surface, discard it and replace with fresh sour cream.

Sour cream contains a small amount of sodium. It’s best to choose lower-sodium versions, which can be found at most supermarkets. It’s also a good idea to use a non-fat version of sour cream, especially if you’re following a low-sodium diet.

In this delicious Mexican rice recipe, grilled corn is tossed with tender rice and sour cream for an ooey-gooey, cheesy meal that’s perfect for the whole family. The roasted green chiles add a zesty bite to the dish and the cheese on top provides an extra layer of creamy goodness.

This creamy Mexican rice is a crowd-pleaser and the best part is that it’s easy to make ahead for meals later in the week. It’s also a great option for leftovers since it keeps well in the fridge for up to 5 days.

Chipotle Powder

Chipotle powder is a versatile and easy to use seasoning that can be used in many different dishes. Its smoky flavor is a must have in any kitchen!

It is made from smoked and dried jalapeno peppers. It can be found in a number of Mexican recipes and is perfect for spicing up everything from tacos to steak.

This spice is a great substitute for smoked paprika and will add a nice amount of smokey flavor to your dish. You can also try adding some cayenne pepper to give it a little extra heat.

While smoked paprika isn’t quite as spicy as chipotle powder, it will add a nice touch of smokiness to your recipe. You can also try using a combination of chili powder and smoked paprika to get the same effect.

If you want to keep things on the milder side, a good alternative is adobo powder. This spice is made from smoked and dried jalapeno and paprika peppers and will provide you with some similar smokiness to your recipe.

You can find this spice in most grocery stores and will help you create a variety of dishes. It can be used to add flavor and smoke to chicken, fish or even vegetables. It can also be used in soups and sauces to add a unique smoky flavor.

For those who love a little bit of heat, ancho chili powder can be used in place of chipotle powder. This spice is also made from smoked and dried jalapeno but is much hotter than chipotle powder.

This spice is a popular addition to grilled corn and can be topped with sour cream, queso fresco and fresh cilantro. It is also a delicious topping for tortilla chips, or in tacos.

The best way to make this recipe is to grill the corn until it is very hot and a few pieces of corn are slightly browned. Once the corn is done, pour Mexican table cream over it and fold in a few chipotle peppers.

This is a quick and easy recipe to make and you can add any kind of corn that you like. It will be a hit with your family and friends!

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