Mexican Red Rice (Arroz Rojo)

 Classic Mexican rice, fluffy, and embellished with tomatoes with green chiles, and onions is a versatile side dish for all kinds of meat and vegetable main dishes. 

Mexican Red Rice (Arroz Rojo)
Rice made with tomato sauce

Mexican rice in Mexico is red from being cooked with tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, or tomato paste. This "red rice" comes from the name in Spanish: Arroz Rojo

Rice made with diced tomatoes, no tomato sauce

Ways to Serve Mexican Rice

  • Mexican Rice with an over-easy egg.
  • Mexican Rice bowl layered with beans, meat, and Pico de Gallo